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Russian Federation is key to preventing Israel-Iran war, regional crisis expert argues

Russian Federation is key to preventing Israel-Iran war, regional crisis expert argues The US may back a more aggressive Israeli posture in Syria, but the single-minded obsession of the Trump administration with Iran as the source of all instability in the Middle East is dangerously simple-minded and injects more instability into a region already deeply unstable. [Full Article...]

'Stay tuned' for news on Americans detained in North Korea, Trump tweets

'Stay tuned' for news on Americans detained in North Korea, Trump tweets One of Wang's jobs was to try to stop Kim from veering towards the United States under President Trump, some Chinese experts said. "Stay tuned!" the president wrote. Kim Hak-song and Kim Sang-duk - or Tony Kim - were both working at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology , founded by evangelical Christians from overseas, when they were detained previous year on suspicion of "hostile... [Full Article...]

Japan has no plan to move embassy to Jerusalem

Japan has no plan to move embassy to Jerusalem Protests along the Gaza border since March 30 have led to clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces, during which at least 49 Palestinians have lost their lives and hundreds of others sustained injuries. Egypt also restricts movement in and out of Gaza. It's time for people to admit Palestinians have responsibilities and they have ignored them. "The US can not be a mediator or partner in t... [Full Article...]

Triple-zero emergency number hit by Telstra glitch

Triple-zero emergency number hit by Telstra glitch Telstra is assuring residents in New South Wales, Western Australia , Queensland and South Australia that an issue affecting calls to Triple-Zero has been resolved. "Despite some problems we experienced with the triple-zero ... the service is still operating", Mr Walton said. The damage affected calls to Emergency Services on Triple-Zero. [Full Article...]

Iowa Abortion Ban Passed By Legislature Centered Around Fetal Heartbeat

Iowa Abortion Ban Passed By Legislature Centered Around Fetal Heartbeat Lundgren's amendment would allow abortions in a "medical emergency" or if "medically necessary", including cases of rape, incest and fetal abnormality prior to the 20th week of pregnancy that "in the physician's reasonable medical judgment is incompatible with life". [Full Article...]

CT barn blast injures 6 officers

CT barn blast injures 6 officers Video shows officers rushing to the scene and a raging fire. A CT hospital says it's treating seven people who were injured when a barn exploded behind a house where police were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife hostage. The explosion occurred after a woman ran into a police station with a complaint that her three days were held hostage in the house on Quinnipiac Avenue, and she mana... [Full Article...]

Michael Caputo says 'it's clear' Mueller investigators focused on Russian Federation collusion

Michael Caputo says 'it's clear' Mueller investigators focused on Russian Federation collusion The law firm of Williams & Connolly confirmed that Flood is departing. Cobb had led the White House's efforts to produce documents in response to requests from Mueller. Mueller's team shot down the idea. Now, the White House is anticipating a possible legal showdown over a presidential interview. The president's legal team has not committed him to an interview with Mueller, who has dozens of quest... [Full Article...]

Southwest Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Cabin Window Breaks in Flight

Southwest Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Cabin Window Breaks in Flight The diverted flight comes just two weeks after a woman died when a piece of a Southwest engine broke off, shattering a window and partly sucking the female passenger out of the aircraft. A window on Southwest Airlines flight 957 from Chicago to New Jersey today cracked while airborne, causing the plane to make a diverted landing in Cleveland . [Full Article...]

Pence's doctor accused Ronny Jackson of misconduct while treating second lady

Pence's doctor accused Ronny Jackson of misconduct while treating second lady Had the Pentagon already commenced its investigation or had Karen Pence's complaint become public earlier, Jackson nearly certainly never would have been nominated - not even by this president - to head the Department of Veterans Affairs. Ronny Jackson ", they wrote . CNN had reported allegations that Jackson drunkenly banged on the hotel room door of a female employee and that Secret Service... [Full Article...]

Amazon To Expand Boston Tech Hub And Create Addl 2000 Technology Jobs

Amazon To Expand Boston Tech Hub And Create Addl 2000 Technology Jobs Currently, the company's Vancouver workers produce new products and services for the company's global retail business and Amazon Web Services. (AMZN) said that it plans to expand its Boston Tech Hub and create an additional 2,000 technology jobs in fields including machine learning, speech science, cloud computing, and robotics engineering. [Full Article...]

Twin blasts at mosque in north Nigeria kill at least 24

Twin blasts at mosque in north Nigeria kill at least 24 The first bomb is reported to have been gone off at the Mubi market mosque, killing worshippers; while the second bomb detonated around the second hand clothing section of the market, approximately 200 kilometers away from the mosque. The violence has killed about 20,000 people and displaced more than two million. Boko Haram's insurgency in Nigeria has left at least 20,000 dead since 2009. [Full Article...]

Google celebrates 2018 Labour Day with doodle

Google celebrates 2018 Labour Day with doodle The Internationa Labour Day came into being in 1884 after the steady demand of American Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions for an eight-hour work. In the ancient days, May Day was celebrated as the Beltane festival, by the Celts in the British isle, and symbolized transition every year from dark to light and fertility in the world. [Full Article...]

Burning Sao Paulo Apartment Building Collapse Caught On Camera

Burning Sao Paulo Apartment Building Collapse Caught On Camera It was regularly occupied by squatters , and it is possible that groups of homeless people were using the building when the fire broke out. One person has been confirmed dead and several more are feared dead after screams for help were heard from the top floor of the building. [Full Article...]

Siddaramaiah Challenges PM Modi To Open Debate On Karnataka Crime Rate

Siddaramaiah Challenges PM Modi To Open Debate On Karnataka Crime Rate The Union government has put on hold Karnataka government's proposal to approve an official flag for the state. Two BJP MLAs Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga lost their ministerial berths in the cabinet after their participation in the same rally in Kathua on April 4 drew criticism from all sections of the society across the country. [Full Article...]

European Union trade chief makes final bid to ward off USA tariffs

European Union trade chief makes final bid to ward off USA tariffs Trump officials initially said there would be no exemptions, sparking an outcry from Europe and also some Republicans on Capitol Hill concerned that the retaliatory measures would hurt home state industries. The quota deal came as part of a broader renegotiation on the US and South Korea's bilateral trade deal, KORUS. President Donald Trump will decide by midnight Monday if the US will slap pe... [Full Article...]

Syria confirms attacks on military bases

Syria confirms attacks on military bases An official from a regional alliance that includes Iran, Syria and Hezbollah confirmed that the strikes near Hama had hit a storage facility on the base and said they had destroyed 200 missiles and killed 16 people, including 11 Iranians. [Full Article...]

Caravan of Central American asylum seekers arrive at United States border wall

Caravan of Central American asylum seekers arrive at United States border wall The caravan's organizers, immigrant rights activists and legal observers marched toward International Friendship Park, which straddles the U.S. -Mexico border, as the caravan's participants prepared to walk from Tijuana to San Diego. "At end of migrant caravan on USA border, families fear what come next". "Despite the Democrat inspired laws on Sanctuary Cities and the Border being so bad and one... [Full Article...]

UMaine offensive lineman drafted by National Football League's Los Angeles Rams

UMaine offensive lineman drafted by National Football League's Los Angeles Rams The Rams selected tackle Joseph Noteboom from TCU on Friday night when LA finally had a pick in the draft, and followed that up on Saturday with offensive lineman Brian Allen from Michigan State, who will slide into the center position studying behind Sullivan. [Full Article...]

Syrian army pounds Palestinian neighborhood in Damascus

Syrian army pounds Palestinian neighborhood in Damascus Chris Gunness, spokesman for the United Nations Relief Works Agency ( UNRWA), said , "Yarmouk was a refugee camp that had already been transformed into a death camp, and even in that state it has just experienced a week of really intense fighting". [Full Article...]

Tearful Rohingya plead with visiting United Nations team in Bangladesh

Tearful Rohingya plead with visiting United Nations team in Bangladesh In a subsequent crackdown described by United Nations and US officials as " ethnic cleansing ", Myanmar security forces have been accused of rape, killing, torture and the burning of Rohingya homes. Bangladesh and Myanmar signed an agreement late past year to return the Muslim refugees. Thousands of refugees gathered at the Kutupalong camp to welcome the visiting delegation. [Full Article...]


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