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Harish Salve charged Re. 1 to fight Jadhav's case at ICJ: Swaraj

Harish Salve charged Re. 1 to fight Jadhav's case at ICJ: Swaraj Qureshi also said India did not respond to communication from Pakistan in January this year seeking cooperation in the probe relating to Jadhav. His death sentence has become the latest flash point in the India-Pakistan ties. India immediately sought consular access to Jadhav. "It is clear from the Vienna Convention that the provision being sought under Article 36 by India can not be entertained... [Full Article...]

Economic Activity in China Slows in Many Sectors in April

Economic Activity in China Slows in Many Sectors in April Compared to April a year ago, China's domestic crude oil production decreased by 3.7 percent to 15.99 million tons, or 3.89 million bpd, last month. Real estate investment in China rose at the quickest rate in more than two years in April despite increasingly sluggish sales growth - but sales were weaker. [Full Article...]

N. Korea fires missile, lands near Russian Federation

A statement from China's foreign ministry read, "All sides should exercise restraint and refrain from taking actions that would further escalate tensions in the region". "You first have to get into Kim Jong Un's head-which is, he's in a state of paranoia, he's incredibly concerned about anything and everything around him", Haley told ABC's "This Week" program, referring to North Korea's leader. [Full Article...]

N.Korea fires missile days after new S.Korea leader pledges dialogue

Moon, a liberal who favors a softer approach to the North than his conservative predecessors, strongly condemned the launch during an emergency national security meeting, calling it a clear violation of U.N. "Let this latest provocation serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against North Korea". Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull spoke with President Moon on the phone ... [Full Article...]

Japan Aso says gradually seeing the course of U.S. policies

The meeting focused on finance and security issues such as keeping multinationals from dodging taxes and a collective response to cybercrime like the ransomware attack that hit dozens of countries on Friday. Mnuchin. "We're going to try to get this done as quickly as we can". He said the administration was focused on growth, "and growth in the United States is good for the world economy". [Full Article...]

Trump threatens 'showboat' Comey with 'tapes', warns he may cancel press briefings

In the termination letter to Mr Comey , Mr Trump thanked him for telling him "three times " that he personally is not under investigation for collusion with Russian Federation during his 2016 campaign. During his testimony, McCabe contradicted the White House's assertion that the President "and the rest of the FBI " had lost confidence in Comey. [Full Article...]

Indian woman in Pakistan seeks security for journey back home

Indian woman in Pakistan seeks security for journey back home Singh had gone to Islamabad High court in context of Uzma's writ petition, during which his phone was seized. He claimed that he has Whatsapp messages where Uzma asked him not to disclose details of his first marriage and also to exaggerate details of his educational qualification when her brother asks. [Full Article...]

Wall's late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7

Wall's late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7 You've played in front of the crowd. He's twice been in Game 6 elimination games at home. And never quitting. A lot of people have doubted us in this series. The Wizards had a foul to give, and Oubre was able to foul Olynyk and disrupt the play before the Celtics forward could grab the ball and put up a shot. [Full Article...]

NALC annual food drive happening this weekend across the Mountain Empire

NALC annual food drive happening this weekend across the Mountain Empire Letter carriers are looking for items such as canned soup, canned vegetables, canned meats and fish, pasta, rice or cereal. Eddie Lendall, the food drive coordinator in Salem, said letter carriers past year collected 24,000 pounds of food in Salem. [Full Article...]

Trump to meet top Russian diplomat at the White House

Comey had recently testified on Capitol Hill about FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections and links between Moscow and Trump campaign officials. isn't party to the deal and has reacted cautiously, especially given its misgivings about Iran's role. "We believe the U.S.is really interested in that", Lavrov said, acknowledged details of the plan still needed to be worke... [Full Article...]

Prince Philip jokes about advanced years

However a well-placed source said there was no cause for concern about the health of the queen or Philip, who turns 96 in June. Like her husband, Queen Elizabeth has gradually cut back her workload in recent years as they go into their nineties. [Full Article...]

North Korea Detains 4th US Citizen

The statement from Pyongyang's foreign ministry Friday was a response to comments Gardner made earlier that week on MSNBC about the country's leader, according to a translation from the Korean Central News Agency . "Finally, detaining an American citizen both limits possible USA military escalation and can possibly be used to leverage negotiations if Pyongyang wants to open a diplomatic channel... [Full Article...]

Alex Salmond tells Tories he's 'well up for battle' over Gordon seat

And even those who voted to Leave the European Union should be concerned about the consequences of a hard Brexit that puts winning the votes of Ukip ahead of Scottish jobs. But the story of the night was the Tory revival, or rather continuing revival given its surprisingly good performance at last year's Scottish Parliament elections. [Full Article...]

Akhilesh Yadav cracks the whip, sacks two Shivpal loyalists

Akhilesh Yadav cracks the whip, sacks two Shivpal loyalists She added that the government should be appreciated for their good work. Mulayam Singh Yadav yesterday said that he was strongly opposed to a split in the Samajwadi Party, while berating son Akhilesh Yadav's move to ally with Congress, which he claimed had left no stone unturned to "ruin" him. [Full Article...]

Russia Is FINALLY Going To Investigate Homosexual Purge In Chechnya

Russia Is FINALLY Going To Investigate Homosexual Purge In Chechnya They call it "cleaning your honor with blood". President Vladimir Putin has said he will intervene over reports of gay men in the Chechnya region being locked up and tortured. "Such comments, attitudes, and actions are absolutely beyond contemptible", he continued. The president of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov stunned worldwide observers when he denied the arrests and torture had occurred, sayin... [Full Article...]

Nigeria official says 62 Chibok girls released

Nigeria official says 62 Chibok girls released Now 113 of the girls remain unaccounted for. Buhari late previous year announced Boko Haram had been "crushed", but the group continues to carry out attacks in northern Nigeria and neighboring countries. 195 Chibok girls were believed to be still in captivity before this release. The kidnapping was one of the high-profile incidents of Boko Haram's insurgency, now in its eighth year and with li... [Full Article...]

Texas cop who fatally shot 15-year-old identified by police

Oliver was one of two officers who responded to a 911 call about "several underage intoxicated juveniles" at a residence in Balch Springs in Dallas County, Texas, on Saturday around 11 p.m. Ronald Wright. Edwards's 16-year-old brother was at the wheel, and Oliver opened fire as the auto drove away . "Not only have Jordan's brothers lost their best friend; they witnessed firsthand his violent, sen... [Full Article...]

Britain's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from public duties

Britain's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from public duties The hashtag #BuckinghamPalace trended worldwide on Twitter. The mind of everyone went to the worst and the global press was rushed to talk about the death of Prince Philip . Outspoken, irascible and intensely private, Philip, a Greek-born former naval officer, developed a reputation for brusque comments and occasional gaffes at some of the thousands of ceremonial events he has attended. [Full Article...]

Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

It says that unless Washington ends its "hostile policy" and nuclear threats, North Korea "will continue to bolster its military capabilities for self-defense and pre-emptive nuclear attack" despite "manifold difficulties". Seoul's presidential Blue House says White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has confirmed that the US won't be seeking South Korean money for the Terminal High-Alt... [Full Article...]

Overtime Bill Passes House

Overtime Bill Passes House It now goes to the Senate. "Working families today value flexibility and options when it comes to their work schedule", said Latta. Q: Would employers be required to offer their employees compensatory time instead of overtime pay? The paid time off option would only be available if an employer agrees, and the employee is free to change their mind at any time and receive cash compensation. [Full Article...]


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