World

Trump's communications director set to leave White House

Dubke wrote in a statement that it had been an honor to serve Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments". Ms Conway said Mr Dubke had agreed to continue working while Mr Trump was away on his first worldwide trip as president. Without mentioning which Trump associates or aides were discussed, the sources told CNN that the conversations involved members of Trump's campaign team. Read More

Continue Reading »

Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert After Manchester Tragedy

Monday's bombing, which killed 22 people and injured more than 100, many of them young people, took place just after Grande had finished performing a concert in the city. Following a meeting of the emergency response committee, Mrs May said the terror threat level "will remain at critical" - meaning an attack could be imminent - and the public should continue to be "vigilant". Read More

Continue Reading »

Provocative Israeli parade in occupied Jerusalem focus of dailies — Newspapers Review

Not with Donald J. Trump ". Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist movement that runs the Gaza Strip and which rivals Abbas, said Trump aligned "himself with the politics of the (Israeli) occupier" during his visit. It was the Iranian Revolutionary Guards who showed the militias in Iraq how to make explosive charges to blow up U.S. vehicles, with loss of many American lives, and paved the way for the current Iranian ascendancy in Baghdad. Read More

Continue Reading »

UN says nations bombing IS must protect civilians

UN says nations bombing IS must protect civilians

Coalition strikes on the town killed 37 civilians on Thursday night after 15 had been killed on Wednesday, according to the Britain-based Observatory. The Syrian government does approve the USA air strikes . The majority of those killed were relatives of Islamic State militants, the group said. The Pentagon has acknowledged there were coalition airstrikes in the region on Thursday and Friday. Read More

Continue Reading »

Dip in pass percentage in Class 12

Dip in pass percentage in Class 12

She scored 100/100 in 3 subjects including, Economics, English Core and Political Score. The multi-talented actor also expressed that he has several friends, who didn't do well in their Class 10 and 12 board exams, yet are successful in their career. Read More

Continue Reading »

Lieu to Kushner: Russia Has Lovely Weather This Time of Year

McCain's comments come two days after news broke that Kushner , a trusted aide to President Donald Trump and husband to Ivanka Trump, chatted with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. Following a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, Mr Trump returned to Washington to face a storm of media reports about Mr Kushner's apparent inappropriate links with Russia, including claims that he sought to set up a back channel with Moscow , using the Russian embassy, in December. Read More

Continue Reading »

Erdogan watched attack on protesters in DC

Erdogan watched attack on protesters in DC

He said 11 people and one of his officers were injured during the incident, which was partially captured on video by media outlets. Witnesses at the scene said afterward that Erdogan's men had provoked the clash , although there had also been violence in the crowd and that at least one pro-government protester had been hurt. Read More

Continue Reading »

Trump tells 'confidants' United States will quit Paris climate deal

A White House spokesperson said the president has not yet made a decision, but will do so this week. A decision is supposed to come this week on whether the United States will remain in the Paris climate change deal. Donald Trump will announce this week whether the USA will remain in the Paris Agreement - the world's first comprehensive accord of its kind - after previously threatening to pull out. Read More

Continue Reading »

Comey 'ready' to talk to special counsel in Russian Federation probe

Comey 'ready' to talk to special counsel in Russian Federation probe

The Washington Post reported Monday , and other news outlets later confirmed , that Trump had asked Coats and Rogers in March to push back publicly against an FBI investigation into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Senior intelligence officials also saw the March requests as a threat to the independence of U.S. spy agencies, which are supposed to remain insulated from partisan issues. Read More

Continue Reading »

Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election

Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election

Labour spending plans would open up a £58 billion "black hole" in the public finances, leading to higher taxes and more debt borrowing, the Conservatives have warned. Corbyn promised a Labour government would immediately guarantee the rights of European Union citizens in Britain and reject the threat of walking away from Brexit talks. Read More

Continue Reading »

Senate issues subpoenas targeting Michael Flynn's businesses

Senate issues subpoenas targeting Michael Flynn's businesses

Trump's administration has been dogged by concerns about its ties to Russia and questions over whether Trump associates may have cooperated with Russians as they sought to meddle in last year's election on Trump's behalf. Others discussed levering relationships with Viktor Yanukovych, the former president of Ukraine exiled in Russian Federation, who used to work closely with Mr Manafort. Read More

Continue Reading »

New 'robot priest' gives auto-blessings in German church

New 'robot priest' gives auto-blessings in German church

The robot cites a Bible verse and offers a blessing while raising its two arms that flash with lights. "May God turn his face towards you and grant you his peace". Instead of a solution, BlessU-2 is supposed to commemorate Luther's work, which challenged the superiority and power of the Roman Catholic Church. The Mirror reported Church spokesman Sebastian von Gehren explaining that the Church the decision to not give the robot a typical human appearance was a conscious one. Read More

Continue Reading »

National Security Adviser: 'Not Concerned' About Kushner Back-channel Reports

Shortly after Trump's remarks on Twitter, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly made the rounds of Sunday television news shows to praise any so-called back channel communications, especially with Russian Federation, as " a good thing ". " #FakeNews is the enemy!" the USA leader wrote, spelling errors and all. Contacts between Trump associates and Russian officials during the campaign coincided with what US intelligence agencies concluded was a Kremlin effort through computer hacking, fake ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Fake Media prevent Americans from hearing real story

Trump said in a tweet yesterday, a day after he returned from his maiden overseas trip, which he described as a big success. The 36-year-old Kushner, a real estate developer with no previous government experience, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former USA officials told Reuters . Read More

Continue Reading »

Sri Lanka faces more landslide risks as death toll rises to 151

Sri Lanka faces more landslide risks as death toll rises to 151

The navy vessel Shardul called at Colombo on Sunday with a large consignment of medicines, inflatable boats and medical teams to join the relief operations. Sri Lankan flood victims carry an elderly woman as she is evacuated from a flood-hit area in Wehangalla village in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka. The South-West monsoon unleashed torrential rains, which ravaged fourteen districts in the western and southern parts on Friday and Thursday. Read More

Continue Reading »

Macron vows reprisals if chemical weapons used in Syria

His comments underscored the clear differences between the two men on multiple issues and fulfilled the French president's campaign promises to pull no punches with Russian Federation when needed. Putin says it would be odd if Russian Federation rebuffed overtures from European politicians who want to strengthen relations. That means that we want Assad to go away but not necessarily the regime to change. Read More

Continue Reading »

Hope good sense prevails and Pakistan frees Kulbhushan Jadhav: CPI

Hope good sense prevails and Pakistan frees Kulbhushan Jadhav: CPI

Shaiq Usmani, a retired judge of the Supreme Court, told a newspaper the decision was alarming because the "ICJ does not have jurisdiction". Jadhav's case is the latest flashpoint in the tensions between Pakistan and India . Salve's strategy saw him, in an emergency hearing on May 15, requesting the ICJ to order Islamabad to suspend Jadhav's execution. The statement added he had the right to appeal to an army appellate court within 40 days. Read More

Continue Reading »

Passers-by scramble into Dallas creek bed to aid officer

Passers-by scramble into Dallas creek bed to aid officer

They pulled Ordogne out of the vehicle and took him to level ground so he could be loaded into an ambulance, Martinez said. Investigators say people in the pickup truck left the scene. "They were trying to extricate Dale from the vehicle but could not penetrate the windshield, plus there was smoke coming from the undercarriage of the vehicle", Martinez said. Read More

Continue Reading »

Memorial Day ceremony in St. Marys

This Memorial Day , American Legion Post 71 will hold a ceremony honoring these men and women at Wade Hampton Veterans Memorial Park in North Augusta at 11am. By Robert Wilkerson , a Christian author, minister, and veteran of 8 years of service in the military . "It's just always there in the back of your mind whether you're busy during the day or whatever it's always where with you". Read More

Continue Reading »

Pak army to 'Jointly Fight' Jadhav case at ICJ

Pak army to 'Jointly Fight' Jadhav case at ICJ

Earlier on Friday, a day after the ICJ stayed the death sentence awarded to Jadhav by the Pakistan military court , Islamabad filed a plea in Hague to rehear the case within six weeks. Zakaria said, "After India stood exposed on state-sponsored terrorism and financing terrorism, it tried to divert attention by presenting the Kulbushan Jadhav case with a humanitarian angle". Read More

Continue Reading »

Philippine military: City siege was start of extremist plan

Inside this lakeside city dotted with hundreds of mosques, a powerful militant designated by the Islamic State group as its leader in the Philippines has managed to unify a disparate group of gunmen under a single command. Colonel Alex Aduca, chief of the Army " s 4th Mechanised Infantry Battalion, said in a phone interview with Radio DZMM that the evacuees would be denied entry to Iligan and instead sent to "consolidation and processing areas" in Matungao and Tagoloan towns, where they ... Read More

Continue Reading »

Trump's first foreign trip: 5 takeaways

Trump's first foreign trip: 5 takeaways

Trump said , as he took aim at the news media. President Donald Trump will return to Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, but his White House still sits under a cloud of scandal. President Trump's moves during the meetings with the European leaders became a source of fun for his critics. The US leader also clashed with the other G7 leaders on Germany's trade surplus - "very bad" Trump opined - and sanctions against Russian Federation. Read More

Continue Reading »

White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk from Marine One across the South Lawn to White House in Washington , Saturday, May 27, 2017, as they return from Sigonella, Italy. "He needs to answer for what was happening at the time", Booker said. Meanwhile, a parade of senior administration officials tried to downplay the story, saying it was not all that unusual to establish "back-channel" ties with a foreign government. Read More

Continue Reading »

WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns

Among those who have been caught up in the probes is Mr Jared Kushner , the President's son-in-law and senior adviser, who reportedly explored the possibility of setting up a secret communication channel to Moscow. Dubke resigned on May 18 though he has not set a last day on the job, according to Axios News, which first reported his departure. During her appearance on Fox & Friends, former Trump campaign official turned White House counselor Kellyanne Conway confirmed the news. Read More

Continue Reading »

Laptop ban could apply to all worldwide flights to US

As a spokesperson for Delta Airlines said in a statement , "if there's a credible threat out there, we need to make sure we take the appropriate measures". "The more you stuff in there, the less the TSA professionals who are looking at what is in those bags through the monitors" are able to discern about the bags' contents, he said. Read More

Continue Reading »