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North Korea Threatens Russia, China with Launch of New Missile

In a statement, adopted unanimously, the 15-member council urged the communist nation to show "sincere commitment to denuclearization through concrete action". KCNA also quoted Kim as accusing the United States of "browbeating" countries that "have no nukes", and said Kim warned Washington "not to misjudge the reality that its mainland is in the North's "sighting range for [a] strike".

Tension worsens in Saharanpur as fresh clashes kill 1 person

The BJP leader got so riled up that he with his party inmates thrashed the police officer to an extent that he was left all bruised up. He claimed that though hundreds of upper caste youth have been involved in clashes against Dalits, only 32 have been arrested so far.

Concert bomber asked mom to forgive him hours before attack

There are now eight men in custody in connection with the attack. As the day goes on, more details are emerging about the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi - and his family. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the bomber, identified as British-born Libyan Salman Abedi, "likely" did not act alone when he killed 22 people and wounded dozens at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night in Manchester .

Majority Of Voters Believe Trump Is Abusing His Power As President

The President embarked on his globetrotting under a cloud of controversial reports regarding the probe into his campaign's potential Russian Federation ties and the fallout from his firing FBI Director James Comey , news of which rocked Washington earlier this month.

Manchester terror attack: United Kingdom police arrest 3 more suspects

She attended the concert with her husband and was fatally injured during the attack. The Palace of Westminster, which houses Parliament, was shuttered to those without passes, and tours and events were cancelled until further notice. Armed police patrolled outside St. Paul's Cathedral in London , another popular tourist spot. Mr Akram Ramadan, 49, part of the close-knit Libyan community in south Manchester, said Abedi had been banned from Didsbury Mosque after he had confronted the Imam who ...

U.S. candidate urged to apologise after alleged attack on reporter

He sometimes encounters Gianforte at church, social events and GOP functions. Results are not expected in the election until late Thursday night at the earliest. And while Gianforte was hesitant to embrace then-candidate Trump during that contest, he has been closely embracing the president this go-round, co-opting his familiar "drain the swamp" phrase and pledging to go to Washington to work with the president.

Count continues in tight BC election race

On May 10, the preliminary count showed the B.C. Liberals with a wider 0.98 percent lead in the popular vote. The count started with her up by nine. Elections BC did a recount in Courtenay-Comox before it began counting absentee ballots. The counts will be updated several times throughout the next two days.

Philippines needs modern arms to fight Isis, Duterte tells Putin

I am just telling interpretation: "there was no bullying or pushing around, it was not a threat", Cayetano added. United States military ties have been loosened even though China is expanding its presence into Philippine-claimed waters in the South China Sea.

Oil rises to month-high with output cut extension expected

At the moment, OPEC's implementation of the oil production curtailment stands at over 100 percent, while non-cartel countries have reached an adherence of over 95 percent, according to Algerian Energy Minister Noureddine Boutarfa. usa crude production has climbed 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.3 million barrels per day, close to levels from top producers Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia .

Prince Harry brings girlfriend Meghan Markle to wedding fest

Mark's church in Englefield , about 50 miles west of London. The Duchess of Cambridge has already admitted she is a little anxious about how her children will behave. While a downfall of rain hit just after the ceremony began, the weather cleared as the newlywed couple left the church. Tennis star Roger Federer and his wife were among the guests at the service.

Chris Christie: I Warned Donald Trump About Michael Flynn

Ciattarelli is wrong about that", Christie said. Christie declined to elaborate on his reservations about Flynn, citing classified information. Christie said he planned to endorse whichever Republican wins the nomination and would be willing to campaign for that person before the general election, provided he's asked.

Branstad approved, Reynolds to step in as governor

Terry Branstad easily won confirmation Monday as the next ambassador to China and will resign Wednesday to clear the way for his lieutenant to assume the top job. Intellectual property theft and continued barriers faced by USA agricultural producers were among the top trade issues discussed during that hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

The US Imposes Sanctions on Venezuela's Supreme Court Judges

Venezuela has been rocked by protests as people take to the streets to protest the Maduro regime's power grab. The list includes Maikel Moreno, the president of the Supreme Court, and the seven principal members of the court's Constitutional Chamber who wrote most of the decisions that have undermined the National Assembly, according to the Treasury Department.

Erdogan reelected as head of Turkey's ruling party

Thousands of party faithful crammed into the Ankara sports arena gave Erdogan a rock star-like reception as he attended his first major party event since 2014. Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party. Turkey's third president, Celal Bayar, was also a member of the Democrat Party. There was also a deterioration in ties with European Union countries in the build-up to the referendum.

EVM challenge in Delhi from June 3

The Election Commission has maintained that its machines are tamperproof but amid rising controversy on the issue, agreed to let political parties and experts attempt to prove the allegations at an "EVM Challenge". The CEC rejected demands of some parties to allow them to take away the EVMs and show how their internal circuits could be changed. Sanjay requested Election Commission to not impose any restrictions on tampering of EVMs.

Whirlwind tour: Donald Trump's 28-hour Israel itinerary

The 6 p.m. meeting with Netanyahu will be followed by a 7:30 p.m. dinner at the Prime Minister's Residence where Trump and Netanyahu will be joined by wives Melania and Sara. Abbas has reportedly agreed to engage in talks "without preconditions" with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whom Trump also hosted at the White House in February.

Trump told Russians that firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure from investigation

In a banner week for embarrassing (and potentially incriminating) leaks from the Trump administration, sources within the White House saved the best for last: On Friday, the New York Times reported that President Donald Trump quite literally told top Russian diplomats that firing FBI Director James Comey had relieved the "great pressure" of the bureau's Russia investigation.

Julian Assange welcomes rape claim decision

He addressed a crowd of more than 100 journalists and curious bystanders from the balcony of the Embassy of Ecuador in London on Friday. The Swedish prosecutor's office said in a statement it had chose to end its seven-year probe. Elisabeth Massi Fritz says her client is shocked but adds that "she can't change her view that Assange has exposed her to a rape". Sweden has revoked a European Arrest Warrant for Assange, so British police are no longer seeking him for extradition .

Greece approves more austerity measures in bailout bid

The reforms will include additional pension cuts in 2019 and higher income tax from 2020. Greek police fired teargas at anti-austerity protesters rallying outside parliament in Athens on Thursday as lawmakers debated further spending cuts demanded by the country's global lenders in exchange for bailout funds.

Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

On Wednesday the Trump administration appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into allegations Russian Federation and Trump's campaign collaborated to influence the 2016 presidential election.

AHCA could raise premiums for millions with pre-existing conditions

The GOP health care strategy is now clear: It's a $1 trillion "revenue-neutral" tax cut for the rich, "paid for" by a $1 trillion cut to " health care " for millions of Americans. After the 2,700-page behemoth was signed, dozens of economists explained why Obamacare not only couldn't work, but would also make health insurance rates go up and limit health care choices.

Kate hopes kids won't ruin Pippa's wedding

He attended the same school as Prince William and Prince Harry, Eton College in Windsor, but he skipped higher education to train as a finance trader. "Pippa loves skiing so it was her first choice for a hen weekend". She was also spotted on several occasions in Pippa's home in London, doing some last-minute wedding preparations.

Amid heckles, Mexico president vows more to stop reporter murders

In reaction to the spate of the attacks, which sparked protests from reporters across the country, Pena Nieto said more and better trained staff would be hired for a widely criticized office that investigates crimes against journalists. He also tweeted: "I reiterate our commitment to freedom of expression and the press, fundamental for our democracy". "Rapid and transparent investigations are necessary to bring the perpetrators of all these crimes to justice", the European Union said in a ...

Senate Intelligence Committee requests Comey memos

The Department of Justice threw a curveball into the mix late Wednesday with the announcement that former FBI Director Robert Mueller had been appointed special counsel on the Russian Federation investigation, taking it over from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Putin offers transcript of Trump meeting with Lavrov

Presidents can, by law, release whatever classified information they want. Yet U.S. allies and some members of Congress have expressed alarm. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, for his part, told reporters at the White House that Trump and Lavrov reviewed a wide range of issues.

Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in military prison

A media spokesperson for the Fort Leavenworth military prison confirmed to RT that Manning was released in the early hours of Wednesday morning around 2am. Previously known as Bradley Manning, the former intelligence analyst in Iraq said she wanted to expose what she considered to be the USA military's disregard of the effects of war on civilians.

Chaffetz: I'm ready to subpoena for Comey memo

A bombshell New York Times report published Tuesday revealed that in a February conversation in the Oval Office, Trump asked Comey about jailing reporters who leaked classified information. "I said to myself, I said, you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story, it's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won".

US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

A Fox News reporter cited sources saying Netanyahu had asked Trump not to move the embassy now, leading the prime minister to issue an angry rebuttal. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . "The transfer of the USA embassy to Jerusalem does not only not harm the peace process, but the opposite".

Iran President lashes out at hardline rivals in TV debate

That is not to say, however, that all of Qalibaf's supporters will automatically vote for Raisi. During the previous polls in June 2013, President Rouhani garnered 50.7 percent of a total of over 36 million votes. Official statistics over the past decades show that moderate candidates, including former president Muhammad Khatami and Green Movement leader Mir Hussein Mosavi enjoyed wider support in both Kurdish and Sunni regions in Iran.

France's Macron To Name PM on First Full Day in Office

The new president faces a host of daunting challenges including tackling stubbornly high unemployment, fighting jihadists and healing divisions exposed by an often vicious election campaign. French President Emmanuel Macron's choice for prime minister is about to be named at 2:30 p.m. (1230 GMT). Showing more solidarity with Germany on the migrant crisis and insisting a cut in French public spending is an integral part of his manifesto would also be mentioned as gestures of goodwill ...

Palestinians hold local elections in West Bank but not Gaza

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party was ahead in most of the West Bank's main cities after municipal elections, results showed Sunday. The Palestinians have been divided between rival governments since Hamas defeated Fatah in the 2006 legislative elections and drove the latter out of the Gaza Strip the following year, leaving Abbas in control only of the Palestinian Authority autonomy government in parts of the West Bank.

SKorea: Rival N.Korea launches possible ballistic missile

Despite increasing tensions between Pyongyang and Washington, a senior North Korean diplomat said the country would be willing to holds with the United States. and North Korea over the North's nuclear programme ambitions. "Hui met with former USA officials and scholars in Norway for what are known as "track 2" talks, the Associated Press reported".

Woman attempts to drive GOP congressman off road over health care vote

Marty Plunk told Buzzfeed . According to BuzzFeed News , when Kustoff was leaving, Wright attempted to accost him about her "grievances" over his healthcare vote, but he quickly got in his vehicle along with his driver and personal aide. She was arrested and released on a $1,000 bond. The Weakley County Sherriff's Department first reported the incident on Thursday. She will be arraigned on Monday, May 15 in Weakley County General Sessions Court.

'That's a big one' - python hunters snag slithering giant 5.13m snake

But there are other incentives too, starting at $50 dollars for a four-foot long snake , $25 for each additional foot above. Crum caught the snake as part of his job working for the South Florida Water Management Python Elimination Program.

Suspect dead, K-9 recovering after shootout

One deputy and a K9 were injured. The warrant from Raleigh police accuses Oshea of robbing more than $500 from a man at the Super 8 motel near Pleasant Valley off Glenwood Avenue. It was not immediately clear what brought Oshea to Palm Beach County. The suspect then fled the scene and a short pursuit ensued but the robbery suspect crashed and overturned in nearby Jupiter, Florida.

Jerusalem's alleged attacker reported 57-year-old Jordanian citizen

An attacker was shot dead after he tried to stab a police officer in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday afternoon, according to Israeli Police . Closed circuit footage released by police shows a bald man in a jacket lunging at the uniformed officer and swiping a knife at him before pinning him to the ground.

Top Baby Names: Emma, Noah Reign; Caitlyn Plunges Out of Top 1,000

Emma and Noah are again America's most popular baby names, for the third year in a row. The most popular 21st century names for girls before 2014 were Sophia, Isabella and Emily. This year's winners for biggest jump in popularity in the Top 1,000 are Kehlani and Kylo. "That exchange highlights the increasingly smooth sound of today's boys' names, and the dominance of Old Testament names among tradition-minded parents, " she says.

What is Wanna Decryptor and how does it work — NHS cyber attack

According to The Register , a spokesperson for the country's National Health Service's digital division said: "The investigation is at an early stage but we believe the malware variant is Wanna Decryptor". In response to the attack Jonathan Martin, EMEA Operations Director at Anomali said: "This was an vulnerability waiting to happen". A reporter from the Health Service Journal said the attack had affected x-ray imaging systems, pathology test results, phone and bleep systems, and patient ...

McConnell asks all senators to join all-male health group

The article summarizes the costs of pre-existing conditions in the new health bill and shows the amounts of money in the bill and points out the lack of required funding for this condition. Of course, since the Congressional Budget Office had not yet scored the new health care bill, no one knows what will happen to premiums. It took Republicans nearly two months to cajole their own representatives into voting for the party's plan to gut Obamacare, but getting the bill passed in the ...

Hit-and-run suspect was deported 15 times in 15 years

Customs and Immigration officials confirm he's been sent back to Mexico at least 15 times since 2002. He told NBC 7, he works with some clients who have been deported half a dozen times and some manage to come back to the US illegally, in less than a week.

Iraqi troops surround militants in Mosul's Old City

A senior officer of the interior ministry's elite Rapid Response forces said they had found several families stuck in booby-trapped homes since the launch last week of an operation in northwestern Mosul . They managed to take full control of the eastern half of Mosul in January and started an assault on the west the following month. Meanwhile, witnesses in western Mosul say the Takfiri extremists are booby-trapping homes with civilians inside and welding doors shut on starving families ...

Sharks spotted off Southern California coast prompts warning for beachgoers

The sharks were spotted at Dana Point, near where a woman was bitten by a shark last month , the Orange County Register reported . Fifteen great white sharks have been filmed swimming near a group of paddle-boarders in southern California.

Australia plans major spending plus surplus in 3 years

Labor has yet to confirm whether it will support the hike included in the 2017 budget which will cover a $3.8 billion gap in funding for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. "Customer deposits of less than $250,000 and additional capital requirements imposed on the banks from regulatory authorities are excluded". This is a smart tax.

EU hails growth but warns of uncertainty in UK over Brexit

President Donald Trump. "China's economic adjustment, the health of the banking sector in Europe and the upcoming negotiations with the United Kingdom on the country's exit from the European Union are also considered as possible downside risks in the forecast".

Pizza Hut Israel Trolls Marwan Barghouti

On Monday a Facebook post by a Pizza Hut franchise operator in Israel appeared to mock a hunger-striking Palestinian political prisoner in an Israeli jail, by suggesting that the jailed man eat their pizza. "This is a fabrication", Fares said of the footage released Sunday. Convicted Fatah terrorist Marwan Barghouti is escorted by Israeli police into the Jerusalem's Magistrate Court to testify as part of a United States civil lawsuit against the Palestinian leadership, in January 2012.

British PM May vows energy price cap if re-elected

Tory bigwigs were tripping over each other before the 2015 election to pan Labour's price cap. When the freeze was unveiled in 2013, then Conservative leaders including Prime Minister David Cameron described the policy as "dangerous" and "Marxist".

'Erdogan is an enemy of Israel': Knesset speaker

A senior Israeli official telephoned Turkey's ambassador on May 9 to express indignation over President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's criticism of an Israeli parliament bill proposing to ban the call for morning prayers in Jerusalem, Agence France-Presse has reported .

Trump signs executive order to promote religious liberty

Many have criticized the order as vague as to what the federal government actually will do. "Faith is deeply embedded into the history of our country, the spirit of our founding and the soul of our nation", Trump said at the White House during National Day of Prayer event with religious leaders and White House staff.

McDonnell: Labour Will "Come Out Fighting" From Historic Council Election Loss

It is hard to see Ukip coming back from this humiliating showing but more importantly it is Labour that finds itself in a bleak position just weeks before a Westminster poll. Labor's consolation was two convincing victories in the north-west in which Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram were elected as metro mayors for Manchester and Liverpool.

Government needs a good shutdown, tweets frustrated Trump

Trump said his fellow Republicans had to acquiesce to Democratic demands in spending bill because the party's majority was too slim to win the 60 Senate votes needed to advance the legislation without them. Supreme Court - in an effort to move his budget priorities and other agenda items through the Congress. The conversation made headlines around the world and Trump later tweeted about the "dumb deal".