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Chelsea FC owner eligible for Israeli citizenship

Chelsea FC owner eligible for Israeli citizenship The British government has accused Russian Federation of carrying out the attack, which Moscow denies. Mr. Abramovich, who is Jewish, is entitled to an Israeli citizenship through Israel's Law of Return, granting citizenship to all people of Jewish lineage. [Full Article...]

U.S. prisoner freed from Venezuela prison meets Trump

U.S. prisoner freed from Venezuela prison meets Trump US President Donald Trump made the announcement on Twitter, one day after US Senator Bob Corker met with Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, the head of the country's Socialist Party. "In most cases, they're Americans, but we can try and help other countries, too, where there's injustice", the President said. "I just want to welcome you to the Oval Office, welcome you to the White House"... [Full Article...]

Italy's efforts to form government fail as president defends euro

Italy's efforts to form government fail as president defends euro Mr Mattarella, however, objected to the choice of Paolo Savona, 81, as economy minister, forcing the prime minister-designate to abandon his efforts to form a government, more than 80 days after the elections. "I want this institutional crisis to be taken to parliament. and the president tried", Mr Di Maio said. Under that clause, parliament can demand a president leave office if a simple majority... [Full Article...]

Harvey Weinstein Accusers Say They Never Thought He Would Be Arrested

Harvey Weinstein Accusers Say They Never Thought He Would Be Arrested A law enforcement official says Harvey Weinstein will face criminal sex act and rape charges in a NY court. Actress Rose McGowan , who accused Harvey Weinstein of rape, applauded the arrest of the Hollywood media mogul in NY on Friday. [Full Article...]

Powerful cyclone lashes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

Powerful cyclone lashes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing They described the cyclone as "extremely severe". Oman's General Authority for Civil Aviation has said that the Salalah International Airport would cease operations on Friday due to the approach of a powerful cyclone. 37% of Socotra's plant species, 90% of its reptile species and 95% of its land snail species do not occur anywhere else in the world. The company said its preliminary assess... [Full Article...]

Hamas releases videos of Gaza border infiltration, rioting

Hamas releases videos of Gaza border infiltration, rioting A day earlier, Israeli aircraft attacked two targets belonging to the Hamas movement, although no casualties were reported. It added that the strike was also in retaliation for repeated Palestinian attempts to damage the border fence and "security infrastructure" during ongoing border protests. [Full Article...]

2nd Moon-Kim summit

2nd Moon-Kim summit A US media report said a USA delegation led by Sung Kim, a former ambassador to South Korea and former nuclear negotiator with the North, met with Choe Son Hui, a North Korean vice foreign minister, after crossing the line that separates the two Koreas on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Indy 500: Australian Will Power posts historic win in Indianapolis

Indy 500: Australian Will Power posts historic win in Indianapolis I had a lot of good fortune here and did still have some this month. She won one race with 21 top-10 finishes and three podiums in her 367 races in all circuits. And although Sunday marked the end of Patrick's dream of winning the Indy 500, she spoke fondly of her history on the track. She was running in the middle of the field on Lap 68 when she spun sideways, hit the outside wall and then ca... [Full Article...]

Trump launches probe into tariffs on auto imports

Trump launches probe into tariffs on auto imports U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on auto imports drew strong criticism overseas and at home where U.S. business groups and members of his own Republican Party warned of damage to the industry and raised the prospect of a global trade war that would harm American interests. [Full Article...]

Science teacher who tackled Noblesville West Middle School shooter identified

Science teacher who tackled Noblesville West Middle School shooter identified The student described his teacher's actions as heroic. "We now know that it is up to communities, families, activists, educators and the students themselves to stand up and demand that those who are trusted with protecting them do their jobs". [Full Article...]

Judge orders 30-year-old son to vacate mom's home

Judge orders 30-year-old son to vacate mom's home Matters only became further complicated when Rotondo's own parents , Mark and Christina soon after insisted that Rotondo needed to get a job and health insurance (do you suppose?) if he planned on living with them. A letter to Michael dated February 2 reads: "We have decided that you must leave this house immediately". The Rotondos' house in Camillus, N.Y., where Michael Rotondo , 30, is bei... [Full Article...]

Dem, GOP leaders to get classified briefing on Russian Federation probe

Dem, GOP leaders to get classified briefing on Russian Federation probe Trump team lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Thursday that President Donald Trump was more likely to proceed with a summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un than to sit for an interview with Russian Federation special counsel Robert Mueller . [Full Article...]

Trump says summit with North Korea could still go ahead

Trump says summit with North Korea could still go ahead Kim said the U.S.' decision to cancel the upcoming talks demonstrates how serious the animosity between the North and the US remains, which he said underlines the urgent need of a summit between the leaders of the two countries. That statement referred to Vice President Mike Pence as a "political dummy" for his comments on the North and said it was up to the Americans whether they would "meet us a... [Full Article...]

National Football League owners adopt new anthem policy requiring players to stand on field

National Football League owners adopt new anthem policy requiring players to stand on field The new policy states that teams can be fined if "personnel do not show appropriate respect for flag and anthem ". The fact that Johnson will pay any fines out of his own pocket and not sanction any players who may want to demonstrate during the anthem made it more palatable that he join his fellow owners in approving the anthem protocol. [Full Article...]

Harvey Weinstein Arrested on Charges of Rape, Sex Abuse and More

Harvey Weinstein Arrested on Charges of Rape, Sex Abuse and More The New York Times and the New York Daily News reported Thursday that investigators were preparing to arrest Weinstein the next day. "We intend to move very quickly to dismiss these charges", Brafman told reporters outside the courthouse. [Full Article...]

Trump can't block users from his Twitter feed, federal judge rules

Trump can't block users from his Twitter feed, federal judge rules The case was brought by The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University on behalf of seven Twitter users who had been blocked by Trump for criticising him or mocking him online. Trump (and his social media director, Dan Scavino ) are prohibiting people from the form of speech that is a Twitter reply. The photo, which some said showed the Pope glaring at Mr Trump , was ca... [Full Article...]

Remembering the vets on Memorial Day

Remembering the vets on Memorial Day The following City of Wichita facilities and operations will be closed in observance of Memorial Day: City Hall, Neighborhood Resource Centers, Wichita Public Library locations, Park & Recreation Centers, Great Plains Nature Center, Old Cowtown Museum, Mid-America All-Indian Center, Century II administrative offices, Wichita TIX administrative offices, Transit administrative offices, CityArts, Wic... [Full Article...]

Connecticut's Population Barely Changed Last Year

Connecticut's Population Barely Changed Last Year The figures underscored the agency's estimates by county, released in March, that showed growth in Nassau County of more than 3,600 people was responsible for Long Island's modest increase in 2017, even as Suffolk County lost population. The Census Bureau estimates annual population changes by using birth and death certificate data as well as address changes on tax returns. NY is still easily th... [Full Article...]

Cornwall falls silent to honour Manchester bombing victims

Cornwall falls silent to honour Manchester bombing victims The sold-out One Love Manchester show on June 4 at the 50,000-capacity Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground in Greater Manchester included Justin Bieber , Black Eyed Peas, Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, Niall Horan, Katy Perry , Pharrell, Take That and others, raising more than $3 million for the British Red Cross' We Love Manchester Emergency Fund. [Full Article...]

US Embassy warns citizens in China after 'abnormal' sound injures consulate worker

US Embassy warns citizens in China after 'abnormal' sound injures consulate worker A health warning to American citizens, sent via email, reads: "While in China, if you experience any unusual acute auditory or sensory phenomena accompanied by unusual sounds or piercing noises, do not attempt to locate their source". In an emailed notice to American citizens in China, the department said it was not now known what caused the symptoms in the city of Guangzhou, where an American con... [Full Article...]


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