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Border patrol agents find tiger cub in duffel bag

Border patrol agents find tiger cub in duffel bag Customs and Border Protection agents found a tiger cub in a duffel bag on Monday when they were called to investigate an illegal border crossing in Texas. The release said on Monday, April 30th, the subjects were carrying a black duffel bag. Agents recovered the bag and found quite a surprise inside - a four-month-old male tiger cub. [Full Article...]

President Trump, "Nixing Iran Nuclear Deal Will Not Hurt NKorea Talks"

President Trump, According to a White House readout, the prime minister and Trump spoke on Sunday about "the continuing threats and challenges facing the Middle East region, especially the problems posed by the Iranian regime's destabilizing activities". A senior US official said Netanyahu gave new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a heads-up about the presentation he would give while on a visit to Tel Aviv ... [Full Article...]

United States waging 'economic war' on Iran: Supreme Leader

United States waging 'economic war' on Iran: Supreme Leader Any attacks on Iranian military facilities will be met with a "tough" military response, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said. The era of hit and run is now over, and the USA knows that if it gets entangled in military action against Iran, it will receive much harsher blows, Ayatollah Khamenei said in a meeting with Iranian workers, held in Tehran on Monday ahead of the International Wor... [Full Article...]

BBC To Let Street Parties Tune In To Royal Wedding For Free

BBC To Let Street Parties Tune In To Royal Wedding For Free It means street parties and other special events can screen the wedding live without buying a licence. So even if you didn't snag an invite to the wedding of the year, you can still feel like you were involved! Pipa Doubtfire, the BBC's head of revenue management, said: "I'm delighted to announce that we have made a decision to offer a one-off dispensation for the royal wedding on May 19". [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels files defamation lawsuit against Trump

Stormy Daniels files defamation lawsuit against Trump Mr Trump's lawyers did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Ms Daniels is seeking a jury trial and unspecified damages. We fully intend on bringing it to light. "Just because something isn't true doesn't mean that it can't cause you harm or damage". Avenatti replied by mocking Trump and raising the defamation issue. [Full Article...]

Suspect in deputy killing held in maximum security prison

Suspect in deputy killing held in maximum security prison That camp was where teams hunting by ground and air found him. The killing set off an intense manhunt that was in its fourth day. Eugene Cole early Wednesday morning in Norridgewock has triggered an intensive search for 29-year-old John Williams in and around the heavily wooded rural community about 60 miles (96 kilometers) west of Bangor. [Full Article...]

Rep. Patrick Meehan resigns amid sexual harassment probe

Rep. Patrick Meehan resigns amid sexual harassment probe Wolf now has 10 days to set a special election to fill the remainder of Meehan's term, although the election can not be held for 60 days, which would mean it can not be aligned with the spring primary. The Times reported that she had lodged her complaint last summer with Congress' Office of Compliance after Meehan became angry towards her and she left the job. [Full Article...]

Ravens Add Orlando Brown, Mark Andrews In Draft's Second Day

Ravens Add Orlando Brown, Mark Andrews In Draft's Second Day Brown laughed as he remembered being at Ravens training camp as a child when "Ed Reed wouldn't practice at all" and "my dad would get into fights with guys". Greg Roman, the Ravens tight ends coach, will have a field day with this newly revamped offense. Hurst is a player the Ravens can use right now to help bring more life into their offense as they battle to be the leaders of the AFC North o... [Full Article...]

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2018

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2018 Trump posted on Facebook this past week that he would hold a Saturday evening rally in MI with his "favorite deplorables" - a term that Democrat Hillary Clinton used in 2016 to describe some of Trump's campaign supporters. Trump, who has frequently attacked the media and its coverage of him since his days as a presidential candidate, snubbed the press dinner for a second consecutive year sin... [Full Article...]

Special election held in the Bronx

Special election held in the Bronx Many have argued that the wide margins with which Democrats have been winning in special elections suggest that a " blue wave " could be coming for the 2018 midterm elections, with Republicans poised to lose dozens of seats in the House of Representatives and possibly even control of the Senate. [Full Article...]

Korea's Kim: Get rid of nukes

Korea's Kim: Get rid of nukes Seoul said Moon's national security advisor Chung Eui-yong had met his United States counterpart John Bolton in Washington . "It's of substantive significance for China that Pyongyang halted nuclear tests and closed up its test site, which also means substantial progress for South Korea ". [Full Article...]

US Department Of Justice Is Investigating Huawei For Violating Iran Sanctions

US Department Of Justice Is Investigating Huawei For Violating Iran Sanctions This is just the latest action against Iran, which has always been blocked from selling telecom equipment to USA carriers by the US government. Today's report says that the Justice Department investigation deals with allegations that Huawei violated US sanctions against Iran. [Full Article...]

Embattled VA nominee has no plans to withdraw - for now, source says

Embattled VA nominee has no plans to withdraw - for now, source says White House chief of staff John Kelly could be the harbinger of bad news for White House officials who are at risk of being fired. Conway said, "I talked to Dr. Conway also stated that she isn't denying the charges against Jackson, but rather that "allegations should be fully and thoroughly vetted" during confirmation hearings or meetings with senators. [Full Article...]

48 dead, 112 injured in Kabul blast

48 dead, 112 injured in Kabul blast Two policemen have been killed and five people, including three election officials, have been kidnapped since the voter registration began. The U.S. Zabihullah Shuja, spokesman for the provincial police chief, said four other people were wounded in the blast in Puli Khomri, the capital of the province, the Associated Press reported. [Full Article...]

Shot dead on Facebook Live

Shot dead on Facebook Live Voices cry his name and someone presses a piece of cloth to his head to try to staunch the stream of blood. Fellow journalist Ileana Lacayo confirmed Mr Gahona died before reaching hospital. "They want to destroy Nicaragua's good image that has cost us so much to build and to sow hate again", he said in a televised address, comparing the country's recent history to its civil war past. [Full Article...]

Israeli troops kill four Palestinians in border-protest clashes

Israeli troops kill four Palestinians in border-protest clashes Hamas has acknowledged that several of those killed in recent weeks were its members, and Israel has identified other fatalities as members of terrorist groups. The leaflets read, "You are participating in violent riots". Go back to where you came from. They send you to death or captivity. Security sources in Gaza said Abu Aqel was standing near a group of people setting fire to tyres near ... [Full Article...]

Grassley Pledges Vote On Mueller Bill: McConnell Doesn't 'Govern' Committee

Grassley Pledges Vote On Mueller Bill: McConnell Doesn't 'Govern' Committee And Sen. Thom Tillis , a Republican sponsor of the measure, warned Democrats not to play politics with it, saying that doing so would doom it. "I answered this question I'll bet about 10 times", Chairman Charles E. In 2016, he refused to take up a criminal justice overhaul that could have passed the Senate with the backing of Grassley and many other Republicans, citing objections from a hand... [Full Article...]

Artists Speak Out for Israel on Independence Day

Artists Speak Out for Israel on Independence Day A later scene showed pioneers arriving Israel, and young workers beginning the construction of the revived Jewish state. The Israeli army frequently carries out sweeping arrest campaigns across the West Bank on the pretext of searching for "wanted" Palestinians. [Full Article...]

USA ban on ZTE: Company postpones quarterly results

USA ban on ZTE: Company postpones quarterly results As a result, ZTE will not be able to buy parts and software from American firms for seven years. Previously fined for shipping telecoms equipment to Iran and North Korea and paying full bonuses to employees involved in such illegal activities, ZTE did not reprimand those staffers and repeatedly lied to the USA government about such practices, said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur L. [Full Article...]

911 operator who hung up on emergency calls sentenced to jail

911 operator who hung up on emergency calls sentenced to jail Among the other calls she ended prematurely was that of Hua Li, who dialed emergency services to report a gas station robbery and shootout in March 2016. People calling about homicides or robberies were simply hung up on in a time of need. The man called 911 and was hung up on by Williams, according to police. [Full Article...]


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