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Netanyahu snubs Gabriel, German FM

There had been reports that the Israeli prime minister was also opposed to Gabriel's meeting with another leftist, anti-occupation group, B'Tselem, but the official said that was seen as less of a problem. member of the club of democratic countries", the statement said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a Likud party meeting at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem ,... [Full Article...]

House oversight committee: Flynn might have broken the law

Donald Trump's former national security adviser may have broken the law by failing to disclose he had accepted tens of thousands of dollars from Russian organisations in 2015, leaders of a House oversight committee said. "There is no evidence, as the chairman said, anywhere in these documents that reported the funds he received for this trip", Cummings said. While Chaffetz has led the examination... [Full Article...]

Baldwin encourages Perdue to visit Wisconsin dairy farmers

Baldwin encourages Perdue to visit Wisconsin dairy farmers He also widened his attack, saying, that "included in there is lumber, timber and energy". Canada's dairy policy could be at the forefront of Trump's NAFTA negotiations over the next few weeks. Yet Canada remains one of the West's great bastions of protectionism, barring foreign ownership of banking and other major sectors and unable to achieve even internal free trade among our provinces, des... [Full Article...]

Yemen funds desperately needed to avert famine: UN chief Antonio Guterres

Geneva: The top United Nations humanitarian official called on Monday for Gulf countries to help avert mass starvation in Yemen , where two years of war have left millions at risk of famine. "We must do more and can do more", he said, insisting that "we can, with your money and support, scale up, we can avert starvation and the worst catastrophe". [Full Article...]

10 killed as landmine blast hits passenger van in Kurram

10 killed as landmine blast hits passenger van in Kurram Ten people, including six children and two women, were killed in the blast, officials said. Senior regional official Shahid Ali Khan said on Tuesday that the explosive device planted by militants ripped through the van traveling in Kurram Agency, which borders Afghanistan. [Full Article...]

Kerala minister draws ire for calling IAS officer 'mad'

Kerala minister draws ire for calling IAS officer 'mad' Workers' leader Gomathy Augustine who led the protest said that they would continue protesting till Mani comes to Munnar and offers public apology. Earlier in the day, Mani was stopped on his way to the Assembly by women activists of the Youth Congress, who were removed by police. [Full Article...]

As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding

As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding Schumer told a news conference on Sunday that aid negotiations between Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate were going well. - The clock is ticking for Congress to approve a new spending bill, and lawmakers have until midnight Friday to avoid a potential government shutdown. [Full Article...]

Labour set to fall behind the Tories in Wales, new poll claims

Labour set to fall behind the Tories in Wales, new poll claims Plaid Cymru (13%) are expected to hold onto their three seats, while the Welsh Liberal Democrats (8%) retain Ceredigion. A survey by YouGov for the broadcaster ITV and Cardiff University - the first poll conducted in Wales since Prime Minister Theresa May chose to call a snap general election, a decision she took while on a walking holiday in Wales - asked people how they would vote in the June ... [Full Article...]

Who Is Aya Hijazi? Egyptian Prisoner Released After 'Travesty Of Justice'

A Cairo court acquitted Aya Hijazi last weekend along with her Egyptian husband and six others of accusations they were complicit in alleged sexual abuse of children at the foundation the couple ran. This morning, the Washington Post and NPR both reported that the Trump administration had worked assiduously to free them. "The president directly engaged behind the scenes on her behalf and mad... [Full Article...]

VP Pence arrives in Australia, last stop in Asia

Vice President Mike Pence is now traveling all around the eastern hemisphere, accompanied by a pool of journalists. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull clashed with the President. He said that discussions on trade barriers between Australia and the United States would be an important aspect of the visit. It is unclear whether that deal, agreed with former President Barack Obama, will ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation relations may be at their worst, says Donald Trump

As Tillerson sat down for talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday, a senior Russian official assailed the "primitiveness and loutishness" of U.S. This bold stance on Russian Federation indicates another shift in Trump's foreign policy agenda, which was largely characterized as Russia-friendly during his campaign and early presidency. [Full Article...]

Bekele star attraction for marathon with Royal touch

Bekele star attraction for marathon with Royal touch Rachael said: "The grief after the loss of my baby has taken me to the darkest and lowest of places". For Taylor, London will be her first 42K race since she finished sixth at the U.S. Now fully recovered, Tom has set himself the challenge of raising £2,700 to fund research and to "help improve the lives of others". I felt I couldn't do any more on the track. [Full Article...]

Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over' The vice president earlier visited a military installation near the DMZ, Camp Bonifas, for a briefing with military leaders at the joint U.S. North Korea has accelerated its nuclear and missile tests in recent years, despite global condemnation and United Nations sanctions. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods says back is 'progressing,' won't commit to return date

Tiger Woods says back is 'progressing,' won't commit to return date Golfers in the Branson area will soon be able to tee off on a course designed by 14-time PGA major championship victor Tiger Woods. Tiger Woods made an appearance at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Missouri ahead of the Bass Pro Shops Legends Champions Tour event. [Full Article...]

US Intercepts 2 Russian Bombers Off Alaska's Coast

US Intercepts 2 Russian Bombers Off Alaska's Coast Gary Ross, US Navy Commander and spokesman for the Pentagon said Monday that two F-22 Raptor aircraft intercepted the Russian TU-95 Bear bombers. The US military says it intercepted two Russian bombers in worldwide airspace off Alaska's coast. [Full Article...]

Opposition to challenge votes on expanding Erdogan's powers

Opposition to challenge votes on expanding Erdogan's powers It had been due to expire April 19. There is also the risk of increased global isolation, with Erdogan appealing to patriotic sentiments by casting himself as a champion of a proud Turkish nation that will not be dictated to by foreign powers in general, and the European Union in particular. [Full Article...]

Big summer for Disney parks: Pandora and Guardians of Galaxy

This new location is described as a remote outpost somewhere in the Outer Rim , which "was once a busy crossroads along the old sub-lightspeed trade routes". "Being able to see it in person, and to touch it, and to smell it and taste it and just kind of live that unbelievable Star Wars experience for themselves". [Full Article...]

Shark kills 17-year-old surfer in southern Australia

Shark kills 17-year-old surfer in southern Australia Her mother and two sisters reportedly watched in horror from the beach as the she was attacked by the shark. Esperance Police have paid their condolences to the girl and described the circumstances as "devastating". There were two fatal shark attacks in West Australia past year. Just three kilometers from here, a man was seriously mauled in another shark attack which took place in 2014. [Full Article...]

Pence warns North Korea 'era of strategic patience is over'

Pence warns North Korea 'era of strategic patience is over' Pence said he was disappointed that China had taken retaliatory actions against South Korea in response to the move. "The people of North Korea, the military of North Korea, should not mistake the resolve of the United States of America to stand with our allies", he said. [Full Article...]

Assad: Syria chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

The Syrian foreign minister called the trilateral meeting with Lavrov and Zarif a "strong message" after the USA strike against Syria. A suspected chemical attack in the northern Syrian province of Idlib on April 4 left at least 80 people killed and hundreds injured. [Full Article...]


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