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Saudi-SoftBank tech fund nears $100 billion target

Saudi-SoftBank tech fund nears $100 billion target The Vision Fund, which is also the largest pool of private capital ever mobilised, and is being led by India-born Rajeev Misra, was expected to be the primary investment vehicle for SoftBank going forward, with all new and follow-on investments in the country to be made from the new entity. [Full Article...]

Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation The President also dismissed reports that he demanded loyalty pledge from former FBI Director James Comey at a private dinner.Trump responded saying, "No, I didn't but I think loyalty to the country, loyalty to the U.S.is important". The report says one official read quotations to The Times , and a second official confirmed the broad outlines of the discussion. Though Trump has caught critici... [Full Article...]

Serious efforts being made by govt. to resolve Kashmir issue: BJP

Serious efforts being made by govt. to resolve Kashmir issue: BJP Earlier on Saturday, Singh chaired a meeting with the Chief Ministers of five Himalayan states on the issue of the Sino-India border in Gangtok . "The truth is that Kashmir belongs to us, Kashmiris belong to us, and Kashmiriyat also belongs to us". [Full Article...]

Rohani Ahead In First Official Results In Iranian Presidential Election

But European and Asian officials have also welcomed Rouhani's re-election as they pursue lucrative investments in the wake of the nuclear deal , that lifted global sanctions in exchange for curbs to Iran's atomic programme. Rouhani was first elected in 2013 with almost 51 percent of the vote. The announcement of the votes was based on a count of more than 99 percent of the ballots. [Full Article...]

Link between North Korea, 'WannaCry' needs to be proven: Europol

The agency said the number of affected IP addresses around the world on Tuesday was 163,745, meaning that the pace of the attack was slowing. The United States accused it of being behind a cyber attack on Sony Pictures in 2014. users have licensed, up-to-date, patched versions of the software, compared to other regions of the world. The hackers group is believed to have worked out of China, but on... [Full Article...]

TN farmers to return to Delhi, may resume protest

TN farmers to return to Delhi, may resume protest According to unconfirmed reports, Tamil Nadu is abuzz with speculation that the south superstar will soon meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. More recently, Stalin had blamed the centre for "selective raids" and "selective arrests" in Tamil Nadu, accusing the BJP of attempting to gain a foothold in the state exploiting the political vacuum. [Full Article...]

Meredith suffers Wembley despair as Millwall triumph

Meredith suffers Wembley despair as Millwall triumph Williams' left-wing centre was flicked on by Gregory and the lurking Morison clinically dispatched the ball high past Doyle on the volley to break the deadlock. City named an unchanged line-up from the side who took the field at Fleetwood in their semi-final second leg, while Millwall also started with the team who disposed of Scunthorpe United in their own pivotal second instalment. [Full Article...]

Tillerson: Trump Concerned About Moving Embassy to Jerusalem

According to Channel 2, the same official told members of Netanyahu's team that Trump's visit to the Western Wall was a private visit and also added: "No way, why is this your business?" He is said to be frustrated that the president has not fulfilled his campaign pledge to move the embassy. [Full Article...]

Jeb Bush: I told you Trump would be 'chaos president'

Jeb Bush: I told you Trump would be 'chaos president' Bush was once the Republican establishment favorite to win the 2016 Republican nomination, but he came under relentless attack from Trump as "low energy" as Trump ran against GOP norms to become the nominee and president. Jeb Bush , former governor of Florida, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., May 1, 2017. "When you have 10 overage white guys looking ... [Full Article...]

Sea lion snatches girl from BC pier into water

Then the young girl gets closer to the edge of the dock, leaning over the edge and finally sitting on the edge. And what better way to instil a deep mistrust of everything - including underwater creatures - than to grab her and pull her down into the sea? 'The sea lion actually attracted a lot of attention from the visitors there, including the young girl. [Full Article...]

Twitter boss apologizes for Trump's win

Twitter boss apologizes for Trump's win Twitter co-founder Evan Williams apologized for the role his company reportedly played during the United States presidential elections, which ended with Donald Trump's victory. His aides held a social media "intervention" a few weeks ago, according to The Wall Street Journal , trying to convince Trump that unfounded accusations like "Obama had my "wires tapped" could endanger him politically and ... [Full Article...]

Spend more, tax the rich: UK's Labour stakes election turf

Spend more, tax the rich: UK's Labour stakes election turf Mr McCluskey's intervention came hours after Mr Corbyn launched his party's manifesto, which the Labour leader described as a "programme of hope" and which included billions for schools and the NHS and an expansion of free childcare. The candidates for Pudsey constituency are Stuart Andrew for the Conservative Party, Bob Buxton for the Yorkshire Party, Ian McCargo for the Labour Party, Allen Nix... [Full Article...]

Mark Hughes disappointed with Stoke City season

Mark Hughes disappointed with Stoke City season Chants of, "You don't know what you're doing", and, "You're getting sacked in the morning", rang out from the home support, who saw their team fail to score a home goal for the fifth game in succession as they lost to a Peter Crouch goal. During Hughes' only full season as a Southampton player, in 1998/99, they narrowly avoided relegation. Southampton finished in eighth place. "You play on Thurs... [Full Article...]

Last rebels leaving Syria's Homs district aboard buses

Last rebels leaving Syria's Homs district aboard buses About 700 rebels and their families, a total of almost 3,000 people, were evacuated on buses from al-Wair district, government officials say. Syrian opposition fighters and their families prepare to board a bus at a checkpoint manned by regime forces ahead of their evacuation from Al-Waer neighborhood, the last opposition-held district in the central city of Homs , on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Fired FBI Director Comey To Testify Publicly About Trump, Russia Probe

Fired FBI Director Comey To Testify Publicly About Trump, Russia Probe The White House on Friday predicted that the investigation would back up Trump's account. Russian Federation has denied any meddling and Trump has said there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony is sure to create a circus-like scene at the Capitol given all of the questions regarding his interactions with ... [Full Article...]

American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest

American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest A general view of the Mount Everest range seen from Tengboche some 300 km northeast of Kathmandu on May 5, 2017. He was well into the " death zone " above 26,247 feet, where many climbers perish. According to the expedition organisers, 52-year-old Sangeeta S. Bahl, a finalist for the 1985 pageant, was airlifted from Camp II along with some others. [Full Article...]

Israeli spies upset by Trump intel-sharing with Russia

And we should remember that it's not just whatever country, whether it's Israel or someone else, share this particular information but all of the intelligence partners that the United States has. Trump insisted that because the intelligence had to do with terrorism and airline safety, which is to say the ISIS laptop bomb plot, there were valid "humanitarian reasons" to share that intelligenc... [Full Article...]

Macron's first non-Europe trip focuses on fighting extremism

Macron's first non-Europe trip focuses on fighting extremism The French President also called for a "less bureaucratic" European Union that "better protects" its citizens, and he categorically ruled out the so-called "eurobonds " n a proposal launched during the Eurozone crisis that would consist of combining debts among countries sharing the common currency, something to which Berlin is vehemently opposed. [Full Article...]

High society: Pippa Middleton to marry at almost-royal event

After the ceremony, guests will celebrate the marriage in a large glass marquee, erected on the Middleton family's property. All the details of the wedding of Pippa Middleton and her husband were unveiled. The royal kids, Prince George and Princess Charlotte were among the young pageboy and bridesmaid and needless to say they looked adorable. Kate anxious that her children would not behave dur... [Full Article...]

Kushner pitch in China renews debate on visas

The Kushner Companies apologized Monday, saying it had not meant to lure investors by using Jared Kushner's name at an investment promotion event held Saturday at a Ritz Carlton in Beijing. "It said the One Journal Square project would provide millions in tax revenue and bring in thousands of construction jobs to New Jersey", Kennedy continues. [Full Article...]


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