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US warship sails close to South China Sea island

US warship sails close to South China Sea island USS Dewey, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, traveled close to the artificial island China built on Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands. "We fly, sail, and operate wherever worldwide law allows", Captain Jeff Davis said. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea defines territorial waters as extending at most 12 nautical miles from a state's coastline. The Chinese navy launched thei... [Full Article...]

UK school confirms student, 15, killed in Manchester blast

UK school confirms student, 15, killed in Manchester blast Martyn's death was confirmed on Twitter by his good friend, Russel Hayward, who tweeted: "We got the news last night that our wonderful, iconic and handsome Martyn didn't survive". Depop later reported that Hett's mother's online store was their most active webpage. 'A huge piece of my heart missing forever, I will always love you'. [Full Article...]

Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to "reach for peace"

Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to Abbas met Trump at the beginning of May in the White House , and a second meeting recently followed in Riyadh, according to the official Palestinian news agency, Wafa. The Palestinian president greeted Abbas outside the presidential palace and the two men walked along a red carpet onto its grounds. He stressed that his administration is committed to help both nations to build peace. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Calls Out 'Evil Losers' Behind Manchester Bombing

Trump called people responsible for the attack " evil losers " after expressing his condolences to the families of those hurt and killed in the attack. With his trip, Trump is trying to build an alliance with Israel and the Sunni Muslim countries he met with in Saudi Arabia, all unified against ISIS and other terrorist groups and also against Iran. [Full Article...]

Trump will put America first on climate: Tillerson

Lisa Murkowski, seated left, speak with representatives of Alaska Native groups at an Arctic Council event in Fairbanks, Alaska. High-level officials from the world's eight Arctic n. Eegeesiak shared, "We need to take a moment to step back and observe where we have come from, where we are now, and where we want to go", she said. While Tillerson has advocated for the U.S. [Full Article...]

Theresa May calls Manchester Arena Explosion 'an appalling terrorist attack'

Theresa May calls Manchester Arena Explosion 'an appalling terrorist attack' Home Secretary Amber Rudd, who will attend Cobra, has said the Manchester explosion was a "barbaric attack, deliberately targeting some of the most vulnerable in our society". "It is just absolutely unbelievable", he said of the bombing. There were school uniforms laid out for children that were not being put on this morning. [Full Article...]

Iran's Rouhani Criticizes Trump, Recent Saudi Summit

Iran's Rouhani Criticizes Trump, Recent Saudi Summit It should be noted that Donald Trump during his speech in Saudi Arabia accused Iran of supporting terrorism in the region. Here's part of what he said today. So even Trump's notion that the deal is not going to go anywhere from where it is - that's also not really welcome news to Rouhani and those who voted for him. [Full Article...]

Trump Becomes First Sitting President to Visit Western Wall

Trump Becomes First Sitting President to Visit Western Wall Sergey Kislyak . Netanyahu applauded Trump's call for nations to do more to fight terrorism . "The majority of people in Israel , unlike the media, they love us, so we tell them how you are great, and they love you", she said, the Washington Post reported. [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump aide Flynn defies Senate subpoena in Russia probe

The letter to committee chairmen also states that Flynn is "the target on almost a daily basis of outrageous allegations, often attributed to anonymous sources in Congress or elsewhere in the United States Government, which, however fanciful on their face and unsubstantiated by evidence, feed the escalating public frenzy against him". [Full Article...]

Comey Agrees To Testify Before The Senate Intelligence Committee

As the White House simultaneously attempts to stem a series of scandalous, outgoing leaks, and field an incoming barrage of criticism and cries for impeachment, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former F.B.I. Comey had testified exactly 10 years ago in the Senate about his famous hospital-room showdown with former U.S. President George W. Bush's White House aides at John Ashcroft'... [Full Article...]

Source Says Flynn To Invoke 5th Amendment

Source Says Flynn To Invoke 5th Amendment Earlier, Burr had said Flynn's lawyers say Flynn would not honor that subpoena. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, May 18, 2017, for a closed-door meeting with Senators a day after appointing former FBI Director Robert Mueller to oversee the investig. [Full Article...]

United Fresh releases statement on NAFTA renegotiation

United Fresh releases statement on NAFTA renegotiation However, it is important to recognize that Canada and Mexico are two of Wisconsin farmers' largest export markets and access to those markets must not be threatened. NAFTA did lead some American manufacturers to move factories and jobs to Mexico. "We believe today's action signals the beginning of a strong trade agenda for USA exporters". [Full Article...]

GE17: Don't forget to register to vote

GE17: Don't forget to register to vote People who voted Remain in the EU Referendum are more likely to vote in the upcoming General Election , according to a new poll. It came as analysis found the Conservatives could win a majority of more than 100 seats in the election if young people between 18 and 24 stay away from the polls in similar numbers to 2015. [Full Article...]

Cassie Sainsbury was a sex worker

Cassie Sainsbury was a sex worker A woman who worked in a Sydney brothel has appeared on 60 Minutes , claiming Cassie was a prostitute who worked alongside her at 220 Gentleman's Club in western Sydney in 2016. Cassie now faces 20 years in a Colombian prison for allegedly attempting to smuggle 5.8 kilograms of cocaine - concealed in 18 boxes of headphones - out of Bogota airport. [Full Article...]

Ireland may soon have its first gay Prime Minister

Ireland may soon have its first gay Prime Minister Vardarkar had become the first openly gay Cabinet minister in Ireland after coming out in 2015. The overwhelming favourite to succeed Enda Kenny as Irish prime minister said on Monday he wants a less ambitious debt reduction target than the one set a year ago, in order to free up more funding for infrastructure projects. [Full Article...]

Stability impossible without Iran: Rouhani

Stability impossible without Iran: Rouhani Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani took barbed swipes at the US and its ally Saudi Arabia on Monday, hitting back at both a day after President Donald Trump used his first foreign trip to the kingdom to call for further isolation of Iran. [Full Article...]

CDOT's 'Click It or Ticket' enforcement period begins May 22

CDOT's 'Click It or Ticket' enforcement period begins May 22 During the two-week enforcement campaign , the State Police will supplement regular patrols with special seat belt and child safety seat details, in addition to conducting safety restraint checkpoints. The campaign is targeted to all drivers, but especially the hard to reach males ages 18-34 who research shows are far less likely to wear seat belts. [Full Article...]

Finals are 1 win away for Warriors, who have Spurs on brink

Finals are 1 win away for Warriors, who have Spurs on brink Because of his outburst in the first game, he's maintained a scoring average of 18 points a night, but all of his issues can be chalked up to the Warriors' overpowering defense. The chances that the Spurs , with or without injured star forward and erstwhile MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard , can do so are monumental, at best. Curry scored 26 of his 40 points after the break while Durant, who was ho... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump calls for help in tackling 'Islamic extremism'

Coming on the second day of Trump's inaugural trip overseas as president, the address was designed as the centerpiece of his stop in Riyadh, where he met with Arab leaders and convened a larger gathering of Muslim leaders. His administration's decision to pull back on some military sales underscored the complicated, and at times tense, relationship Obama had with Saudi Arabia . [Full Article...]

Cloud Computing wins 142nd Preakness

The Triple Crown dream has died for Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming, who came up short in the second leg at the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. Cloud Computing is the fourth horse in 34 years to win the Preakness after not running in the Kentucky Derby . [Full Article...]


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