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Bolton: Washington can punish companies dealing with Iran

Bolton: Washington can punish companies dealing with Iran Protesters in Tehran and other cities carried posters which read , "Mr. Trump, you are talking nonsense", as they echoed Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who on Wednesday accused the USA president of telling lies about the deal and calling his decision to withdraw from the agreement both "silly" and "impudent". [Full Article...]

Way clear for new Catalan president to be elected Monday

Way clear for new Catalan president to be elected Monday Torra's election and the formation of a new government would close the latest chapter in the Catalan crisis, which reached its height a year ago when regional leaders held a disputed referendum on breaking away from Spain and then declared independence. [Full Article...]

Eleven Iranians among dead in Israel strikes on Syria Thursday

Eleven Iranians among dead in Israel strikes on Syria Thursday The Syrian Human Rights Organization reported Saturday that at least 27 supporters of the Assad regime were killed in an Israeli strike in Syria on Thursday. Amos Gilad, a former major general in Israel's military, who spoke at a key security conference on Thursday, says Israel acted to prevent all-out war in the future. [Full Article...]

Collegium likely to repeat recommendation for Justice KM Joseph to SC…

Collegium likely to repeat recommendation for Justice KM Joseph to SC… The judicial fraternity by and large stood behind justice Joseph with senior-most judge to the apex court J Chelameswar writing to justice Mishra, seeking to convene the Collegium's meeting to urgently forward justice Joseph's name to the Centre. [Full Article...]

Harry and Meghan's wedding: important document released

Harry and Meghan's wedding: important document released George's Chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle, about 20 miles (32 km) west of central London. It also features Prince Harry's Label, including three tiny red escallops from the Spencer family Arms", the statement says, adding that the "design to the right of the text also includes the rose, as this is also the national flower of the United States . [Full Article...]

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Mission Will Be Accompanied By The Mar's Helicopter

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Mission Will Be Accompanied By The Mar's Helicopter Because Mars' atmospheric density is only 1 percent of Earth's, NASA says the drone's twin, counter-rotating blades would have to turn at almost 3,000 rpm - about 10 times the rate of a helicopter on Earth. The helicopter faces a number of technical challenges, including being able to generate lift in atmospheric densities equivalent to an altitude of 30 kilometers on Earth, more than double t... [Full Article...]

Chinese Broadcasting Company Dumped by Eurovision After Censoring Ireland's Gay Entry

Chinese Broadcasting Company Dumped by Eurovision After Censoring Ireland's Gay Entry The Albanian singer Eugent Bushpepa's act was reportedly not shown because Bushpepa and his bandmates are heavily tattooed. Mango also blurred a rainbow flag held by an audience member. The EBU stated that it terminated its relationship with Mango TV during the contest this year. In 2016, 204 million people around the world tuned into the contest, so it's no small event. [Full Article...]

Capitals seize control over Lightning in wild 2-second swing

Capitals seize control over Lightning in wild 2-second swing That's a minor thing, of course, but as the Tampa Bay Lightning get set to take on the Washington Capitals it helps set the tone for what shapes up on paper to be a visually-pleasing Eastern Conference Final . Jay Beagle made it a 3-0 game at 2:40 of the second. Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals celebrates a goal. The Capitals' Michal Kempny started the scoring 7:28 into the... [Full Article...]

British tourists 'kidnapped' at Virunga wildlife park in Democratic Republic of Congo

British tourists 'kidnapped' at Virunga wildlife park in Democratic Republic of Congo In the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, unknown gunmen killed one of the guards of the Park and kidnapped the two tourists from the United Kingdom and their driver. The park has experienced an increase in violence in recent months. Last year, a fifth of the park's southern sector was deforested owing to illegal charcoal production. [Full Article...]

Ousted Malaysian leader Najib Razak prevented from leaving country

Ousted Malaysian leader Najib Razak prevented from leaving country People stood on roadsides waving the white, blue and red flag of the opposition alliance that triumphed in Wednesday's election. However, he has pledged to grant jailed opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim a royal pardon and eventually pass the premiership on to him. [Full Article...]

Homeland Security Director Kirstjen Nielsen Nearly Resigns After Trump Blow Up

Homeland Security Director Kirstjen Nielsen Nearly Resigns After Trump Blow Up During the meeting, Trump yelled about the United States' porous border and said more needed to be done to fix it. The White House declined specific comment on whether Trump berated Nielsen, her supposed resignation letter and on whether Trump retained confidence in Nielsen, who took over at DHS in December. [Full Article...]

Insight or influence? Trump attorney's business scrutinized

Insight or influence? Trump attorney's business scrutinized Richard Delmar, counsel for the inspector general, said Wednesday that an inquiry was opened because of allegations that financial records of a shell company used by Cohen, Essential Consultants , were "improperly disseminated". One company that made a $500,000 payment was Columbus Nova, the US affiliate of an investment firm with ties to a sanctioned Russian oligarch. Avenatti, who has ... [Full Article...]

Trump hopes campaign rally in IN projects party unity

Trump hopes campaign rally in IN projects party unity Blankenship could not defeat Mr. Manchin in the midterm election. Morrisey defeated Jenkins and Blankenship, garnering 44,888 votes or 35.6 percent of the vote count, according to the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office. Robert C. Byrd and Jay Rockefeller , the Mountain State is now one of the most reliably Republican states in the country. While it didn't take long for the image... [Full Article...]

World's Oldest Head Of State Swon In Aged 92

World's Oldest Head Of State Swon In Aged 92 The 92-year-old defected from Najib's party in 2016. Mahathir undoubtedly helped to carry the opposition to victory by appealing to voters sick of Najib's corruption-plagued rule, but his comeback has also been controversial. But official reasons for the delay have not been made clear. He's also suspected of trying to manipulate the popular vote after backing legislation to redraw the electora... [Full Article...]

Barbara Windsor is diagnosed with Alzheimer's

Barbara Windsor is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Mr Mitchell said he first noticed something may not be right in 2009 - just before his wife quit Eastenders - where she played Peggy Mitchell - the first time. I'm doing this because I want us to be able to go out and, if something isn't quite right, it will be okay because people will now know that she has Alzheimer's and will accept it for what it is". [Full Article...]

One killed, two critically wounded in South Africa mosque attack

One killed, two critically wounded in South Africa mosque attack It was too early to comment on the circumstances of the attack, said Nick Piper, a director at Signal Risk, an Africa-focused risk management firm. "The local people here identified them", Balram said. He said that witnesses told officers that three men‚ who were armed with knives and guns‚ "attacked the mosque‚ slitting the victims' throats and then set fire to the building". [Full Article...]

Flipkart owner Sachin Bansal sells out the maximum shares to Walmart

Flipkart owner Sachin Bansal sells out the maximum shares to Walmart The deal has been finalized at a valuation of 16 billion dollars. With the Walmart deal , however Sachin Bansal stands to attain his billionaire status again, as he will offload his entire 5.5% stake in the company to Walmart, earning him about $1 billion, Bloomberg reported . [Full Article...]

PENCE TO MUELLER: It's Time to 'WRAP IT UP'

PENCE TO MUELLER: It's Time to 'WRAP IT UP' Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that Mr Cohen's company, Essential Consultants LLC, past year received half a million dollars from Columbus Nova, a New York-based investment company affiliated with a firm controlled by Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg. [Full Article...]

Kenya's Patel dam bursts leaving at least 27 dead

Kenya's Patel dam bursts leaving at least 27 dead Preliminary reports indicate that at least 27 people have been killed, and over 2,000 rendered homeless. The extent of the damage is yet to be ascertained, he said in a statement. Officials said the dam water and mud spilt out of the reservoir and submerged homes, extending to a radius of almost two kilometers (more than a mile) Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi was set to visit the site ... [Full Article...]

'Dozens' of Iranian military targets hit in Syria, claims Israel

'Dozens' of Iranian military targets hit in Syria, claims Israel Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus , a army spokesman, referred to as the roughly 20 missiles fired from Iranian forces based mostly in Syria "essentially the most extreme try" by Iran's Al Quds power to assault the nation. "The Syrian regime can be held accountable for every little thing taking place in its territory", the press launch learn. Tensions have been escalating between Israel and I... [Full Article...]


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