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US Diplomat Involved In Fatal Road Accident Departs Pakistan

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On April 7, Colonel Joseph Emanuel Hall ran a red light and rammed into a motorcycle killing a Pakistani civilian . The incident has increased political tension between the countries. Diplomatic relations between the two sides have hit a low ebb since U.S. President Donald Trump took office in January past year, mainly due to a clash of interests in war-torn Afghanistan. Read More »

North Korean Delegation Visits China

One fact that aligns USA interests with South Korea's is that we station over 20,000 USA military personnel and a substantial number of their dependents in the part of the country that would be the scene of intense fighting in a conflict with North Korea . Read More »

Minnesota activists join national Poor People's Campaign

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In Washington, the two leaders of the campaign were among the protesters arrested outside the U.S. Capitol. In many instances, police said protesters were cited for blocking traffic. Barber is a North Carolina minister and former president of the state NAACP chapter who in 2013 began weekly demonstrations against policies approved by the Republican-controlled General Assembly. Read More »

Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Cockpit Window Breaks at 32000 Feet

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Passengers were unhurt, but the cockpit's temperature dropped to -40C and a co-pilot was partially sucked out of the plane, the captain said. An investigation into how the incident occurred is underway. Both were taken to Chengdu No.1 People's Hospital, along with 27 passengers who said they were unwell after the incident. The co-pilot and another crew member suffered minor injuries, considering the extent of the damage, China's aviation authority said, without providing specifics on what ... Read More »

Sharif's statement 'incorrect': Pakistan civil-military brass

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This is a developing story ... Sharif on Monday dispelled the notion that the comments were falsely attributed to him, saying that he will speak the truth come what may. "Surjewala further said: "Our second question to Modi is, will you show the courage of conviction and the 56" chest to ensure that the trial of 26/11 perpetrators, who are neither being adequately tried nor punished in Pakistan, is either held under the guidance of global agencies or they are handed over alternatively to ... Read More »

N Korea's nuclear site dismantling 'well under way': US monitor

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In return, the U.S.is willing to help the impoverished nation strengthen its economy. "We will have to provide security assurances, to be sure", Pompeo said on Fox News Sunday . The US goal will remain the same going into the negotiations , the spokesman said. "The president uses language that says 'we'll see, '" Pompeo told CBS's " Face the Nation ". Read More »

South Africa Withdraws Israel Ambassador, Turkey Withdraws from Israel and US

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It was the deadliest day of violence along the Israel-Gaza border since the 2014 war . Palestinians along the Gaza border had earlier hurled firebombs and stones towards troops. A lot of people "are very excited this is happening", Lee said. The statement added that South Africa calls for Israeli forces to pull out of the Gaza Strip and end its "violent and destructive incursions into Palestinian territories". Read More »

Fairfield Police: 10 children rescued from unsafe living conditions, parents arrested

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Police Lieutenant Greg Hurlbut said that when police saw the home, it had been "unsafe and unsanitary. garbage and spoiled food on the floor, animal and human faeces and a large amount of debris making areas of the house unpassable". on March 31. Officers found the youngster, then discovered that the condition of the residence created health and safety hazards, Hurlbut said. During the search officers located nine more children, ranging in age from 4 months to 11-years-old. Read More »

PM To Hold Informal Summit With Russian Prez Putin On May 21

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In a surprise announcement, MEA said this afternoon it would be "an important occasion for the two leaders to exchange views on worldwide matters in a broad and long-term perspective". Putin is also expected to visit India later this year for the annual bilateral summit. Former Indian ambassador to Russian Federation and National Security Advisory Board chairman P.S. Read More »

First Lady Melania Trump hospitalized for kidney treatment

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Trump before the procedure and with her doctor afterward, the first lady's office said. An embolization is minimally invasive, but it can be a significant, requiring a hospital stay. The Internet has gone wild with speculation that Melania Trump is miserable in her role as First Lady. Two urologists who have no personal knowledge of Mrs. Read More »

Baby Left Naked and Abandoned in Woods Defies Death

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The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office said 25-year-old Brandon Blouin walked out of a wooded area in Bend on Thursday morning, telling deputies he and an 18-year-old woman had been living there in their vehicle with their 1-year-old son Bradley. Read More »

World oil price could hit $100 a barrel next year

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The sanctions would include a ban over Iran's oil exports as well as restrictions on investments in the country's energy sector. Trump is unhappy that the deal only limited Iran's nuclear activities for a fixed period (till 2025) and had failed to stop the development of ballistic missiles. Read More »

Shashi Tharoor reacts, says will contest 'vigorously — Sunanda Pushkar chargesheet

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They appeared to have reconciled before Ms Pushkar's death, issuing a statement saying all was well between them. A top police officer confirmed that in one sent from Dubai, she had written, "I don't want to live". In two tweets, Tharoor questioned the methods and motivations of the Delhi police who handled the case who have reached the conclusion that it was a "suicide" after four years. Read More »

Courageous mum shoots gunman attempting to rob parents outside school

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We know first-hand that censorship against conservative news is real. On May 12 Katia da Silva Sastre, 42, a mother of two, was waiting to pick up her children from the Colégio Ferreira Master school in Sao Paolo, Brazil, when a man dressed in shorts and a dark hooded sweatshirt charged toward her and other parents with a pistol in his right hand. Read More »

US Pro-Israel Groups Express Delight at Jerusalem Embassy Opening

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The brother of Palestinian Shaher al-Madhoon, who was killed during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border , reacts over his body at a hospital morgue in the northern Gaza Strip May 14, 2018 . "The policy of Israeli authorities to fire irrespective of whether there is an immediate threat to life on Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza, caged in for a decade and under occupation for a half century, has resulted in a bloodbath that anyone could have foreseen", Human Rights Watch said. Read More »

USA and North Korea in 'complete agreement' on summit objectives: Pompeo

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Pompeo reportedly said he had a "good" and "substantive" conversation with communist dictator Kim Jong-un during his visit to North Korea this week. The focus of the talks is expected to be be North Korea's nuclear weapons development and testing program, which has deepened long-seated tensions between Washington and Pyongyang . Read More »

Mahira Khan spells grace, elegance at Cannes

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Later, she switched to a bright outfit from Solace London's Spring Summer '18 collection. While her acting chops have regaled, courtesy of the television show Humsafar with Fawad Khan , the actress made her big Bollywood debut in Raees opposite King Khan Shah Rukh Khan . Read More »

Nanny gets life in prison without parole for killing 2 children

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Yoselyn Ortega , the so-called " Killer Nanny", was convicted last month of killing Lulu, 6, and Leo Krim , 2, on October 25, 2012. Ortega had been working for the Krim family for almost two years when she took the children to the back bathroom of their apartment and killed them. Read More »

Sherpa guides scale Everest to pave way for others climbers

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Plain's Global Positioning System tracker also showed he had stood atop the 8,848 metre (29,030 foot) mountain. Both Plain and Xia's teams had already begun their climb when Sherpa guides affixed ropes to the summit, opening the final leg of the route for the climbing season. Read More »

South Korea Gave Kim a USB Drive Full of Economic Aid Proposals

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This image shows a North Korean group of defectors at the center of a controversy over their defection. As for the omission of Huh in Monday's complaint, the group said that he was a public interest informant. Huh said he had worked as an informant for the NIS for about a year, and chose to defect out of fear of getting caught by the North's authorities. The said performance of various South Korean K-pop artists in North Korea took place early in April. Read More »

What You Need to Know About the Iran Deal

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The letter was written to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on May 10, two days after Trump made the historic move to pull out of the agreement and reimpose sanctions on Iran . For too long, those options were constrained by concerns that the pressure to confront Iran - to stop its support of Assad's slaughter of millions, of the Houthis in Yemen, of the IRGC and Hezbollah's terror - would undermine the nuclear accord. Read More »

Bali, Jakarta on highest alert after Surabaya bomb attacks

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Jemaah Islamiyah, the al-Qaida affiliated network responsible for the Bali attacks, was obliterated by a sustained crackdown on militants by Indonesia's counterterrorism police with US and Australian support. Jihadists typically see the Ramadan season as a time in which Allah looks upon terrorist attacks with particular favor. Gen. Tito Karnavian, chief of the National Police, said the family suspected in Sunday's attacks had recently returned to Indonesia after being deported from Syria. Read More »

Parkland Students Had 'Legendary Breakfast' With Waffle House Shooting Hero James Shaw

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White House spokesman Raj Shah said Trump called James Shaw Jr. on Monday morning "to commend his heroic actions and quick thinking last month". Only weeks earlier, Gonzalez took to Twitter calling Shaw her hero after Kanye West called Gonzalez his hero during a Twitter spree where he spewed a series of odd and out of pocket tweets in addition to his drag-worthy remarks about slavery. Read More »

Turkish PM says U.S. and Israel partners in crime against humanity

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There was plenty of celebration, but also deadly violence. The death toll is expected to rise as protests against the embassy continue through the week. "May God bless this embassy". Health officials said that most of the casualties can be attributed to live rounds which were fired into the crowd. The steadily climbing death toll and wall-to-wall condemnation of the embassy move by the Arab world has raised new doubts about U.S. Read More »

Oil prices boom to highest levels in more than 3 years

The Trump government has concluded that the 2015 agreement, which the US administration of then President Barack Obama and five other countries - Britain, France, Germany, China and Russian Federation - signed with Iran can not prevent the country from possessing nuclear arms. Read More »

Dozens killed in Gaza protests as US Embassy opens in Jerusalem

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In December, Donald Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and instructed the US State Department to launch the process of moving the US Embassy, located in Tel Aviv, to Jerusalem. "Hamas continues to invest enormous resources in building terrorist tunnels and sabotaging the humanitarian efforts that the State of Israel and other countries are offering residents of the Gaza Strip , instead of investing in developing the Strip and providing for the welfare to ... Read More »

Pope Francis-blessed Lamborghini auctioned for $950000

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We will remind, on November 15, 2017 Lamborghini gave Pope Francis Lamborghini Nighcap. All proceeds of the auction will be donated to the Holy Father directly, who will allocate the funds towards diverse projects. The vehicle was painted white with golden stripes running along its body, in reference to the Vatican's flag. RM Sotheby's recently had this very Lamborghini roll across their stage at their Monaco auction . Read More »

Cauvery row: Centre submits draft scheme 3 months after SC order

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Since the concerned ministers were in Karnataka in connection with the Assembly election in the state, it was not possible to get the ministerial approvals for the scheme; besides, it would not be advisable to announce the draft scheme before the poll and vitiate the law and order situation there, he had said. Read More »

Suspected Pakistani terrorist arrested in Mumbai, planned to kill top politician

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A senior ATS official said the man was planning to bump off some important personalities. Mirza, an electrician, was picked in a joint operation by Maharashtra ATS and Kolkata Special Task Force ( STF ). "After staying in Sharjah for a few days, Mirza is believed to have moved to Dubai from where he traveled to Karachi", said another officer. The official said the arrested man's interrogation had revealed that he was part of a terror group that planned to carry out attacks on public ... Read More »

JERUSALEM | The Latest: Syria war monitor says Israeli strikes killed 23

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Before he left for Moscow, the Israeli premier said that "in light of what is now happening in Syria, it is necessary to ensure the continued coordination" between the militaries of Russian Federation and Israel. According to a senior Syrian Army official who spoke with Reuters , Israel attacked military targets near Damascus. Just as we hope the administration has a plan, short of a war, that could enflame Israel and much of the Mideast, to counter an emboldened Iran. Read More »

Israel's Netta - and her chicken dance - win Eurovision

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This year's victor was "Israel" and the winning singer was Netta Barzilai . The win is Israel's first since 1998 and fourth overall, according to AP. There was controversy elsewhere at the contest when a protestor ran on stage during the UK's song performed by SuRie . The announcement was made by Prime Minister of Israel in social networks . Read More »

Severe weather possible Monday

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As skies darken Monday, the National Weather Service is warning of severe storms throughout the day. While Monday morning's storms were not severe, they were generating a lot of rain and lightning, and downpours were causing localized flooding on some area roads during the morning commute. Read More »

Smriti Irani shunted out from I&B ministry

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Smriti Irani had taken over the portfolio last July as an additional charge when Venkaiah Naidu resigned after emerging as NDA's pick for the post of the vice-president. Jaitley had confirmed his illness in a tweet on April 6 and said, "I am being treated for kidney-related problems & certain infections that I have contracted", he had tweeted. Read More »

Catalonia parliament selects a separatist, by 1 vote, to serve as president

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Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium after being sacked as Catalonia's leader when he attempted to force through an illegal, internationally unrecognised independence referendum in October, is now in Berlin awaiting a German court ruling on whether he will be extradited to Spain on charges that he misused public funds for his secessionist vote. Read More »

We're Lowering Drug Prices

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The sigh of relief could be heard throughout industry and the investment community, providing a lift for industry stock prices. "Key elements here are bringing better negotiation to the Medicare drug program", Mr. As part of the plan, Azar said they would look into having the FDA require disclosure of prices in advertisements. Azar queried. That, he said, would give consumers more balanced information, and companies would face "a very different set of incentives for setting their prices". Read More »

Vodacom Attracts 8.4 Million Customers in 2018

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The addition of the Kenyan company helped Vodacom increase net profit by almost 19 percent to R15.6-billion. Vodacom declared a R4.25 final dividend - down from R4.35 in the matching period in 2017 - taking its total for the year to end-March to R8.15, down from R8.30 in the previous year. Read More »

Explosive found in South African mosque days after knife attack

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Mosque chairman and co-founder Azaad Seedat‚ speaking to TimesLIVE at the scene‚ said those preparing to close the mosque for evening prayer found the device. "President Ramaphosa's thoughts particularly go out to the Muslim community of Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal, who suffered violence and tragedy in a place of worship several days ago". Read More »

Fikeni: Sam Nzima inspired me to complete photography course

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A South African photographer, who captured the iconic black-and-white picture of a dying 13-year-old activist shot by apartheid police during the 1976 Soweto uprising, has died. Harassed by the apartheid regime, Nzima resigned from The World newspaper and left Johannesburg for his hometown Lilydale, where he was placed under house arrest for 19 months. Read More »

North West becomes first province taken over by national government

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While placing a province under administration is aimed at restoring stability and ensuring that governance deficits are dealt with, we can not help but believe that President Ramaphosa is using the Constitution to deal with a political impasse - his lack of support in the ANC to recall Supra Mahumaphelo once and for all. Read More »

Macron calls friend Trump, angry over his Iran nuclear move

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He said: "Any nation that helps Iran in its quest for nuclear weapons could also be strongly sanctioned by the United States". With withdrawal from the JCPOA , the USA has re-imposed the highest level of economic sanctions on Iran. While withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on May 8, President Donald Trump called the current agreement structure "decaying and rotten". Read More »

Bounce house blows away from home with 9-year-old boy inside

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The child actually fell out of the bounce house once it rolled onto the highway, authorities said. A vehicle then struck the bounce house. "The kid got lucky", he remarked to the publication, adding that it may have been a "freak accident" caused by the powerful winds. Read More »

Tiger displayed at FL prom provokes animal abuse accusations

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But despite credentialed handlers, Castellanos says it's the message that worries her. Can't see the video below? "The tiger is clearly looking for a way to get out of that situation, it's not hard to interpret that behavior", he said. But it was the tiger's presence in particular that sparked an outrage. "The tiger is clearly looking for a way to get out of that situation, it's not hard to interpret that behavior", Magill said. Read More »

Supreme Court ruling opens door for legalized sports gambling nationwide

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Not only does Monday's ruling allow New Jersey to collect taxes on legalize sports gambling, but other states can do so without impunity now, too, and online sports gambling websites are sure to begin seizing on this opportunity. Chris Christie to take the case to the Supreme Court. Today's ruling makes it possible for states and sovereign tribal nations to give Americans what they want: "an open, transparent, and responsible market for sports betting ". Read More »