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Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

But if the injuries keep mounting, there won't be enough players remaining to finish this up. Don't Count Them Out: A certain stat was written dozens of times leading up to Game Five between the Preds and Ducks: the victor of Game Five in a 2-2 series goes on to win the best-of-seven series 198 of 252 times (79 percent), including 5-for-5 already in this year's playoffs. [Full Article...]

Aziz: No order by ICJ on Jadhav's consular access

Pakistan alleged that the former Indian Navy officer was involved in spying and terror activities in Balochistan. Earlier this week, the ICJ had ordered a stay in the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav , the self-confessed Indian spy convicted by Pakistan for carrying out subversive activities in the country. [Full Article...]

Seoul says North Korea fires an unidentified projectile

People watch a TV news program showing a file image of a missile launch conducted by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 21, 2017. South Korea and the US earlier described Sunday's missile as medium-range. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will convene an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss it. [Full Article...]

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation Earlier this month, Ecuador sent a letter to the Swedish government condemning the "obvious lack of progress" in the investigation of the allegation against Assange, saying it was "extremely worrying" and demanding that Sweden either charge Assange or drop the investigation. [Full Article...]

Kokrak leads big at Nelson

Kokrak leads big at Nelson Horschel and Day were tied after 72 holes and went to a playoff. I just had to keep believing in it and keep believing that, you know, in tournament golf that I've done this stuff I needed to do that week to play well. The event shifts next year to the new links-style Trinity Forest Golf Club south of downtown Dallas. Overnight leader Jason Kokrak blew a five-shot lead after he fired a 72. [Full Article...]

Dem Rep. Says He Was Threatened With Lynching After Calling For Impeachment

The reason for the DNC's silence is multifaceted, according to the DNC source. There was a major development this week in the Russian Federation investigation when former FBI Director Robert Mueller was named a special counsel for the investigation, which came amid growing bipartisan support for an independent investigation. [Full Article...]

Turkish president looks on his bodyguards attack

Police say 11 people were injured , including one police officer and two Secret Service agents . "Reports indicate that some Turkish officials were involved in assaulting protesters, which violates the most basic rules of democracy and is an affront to the United States and the value we place on the right to free speech, as embodied in our Constitution". [Full Article...]

USA reviews Iran nuclear programme, implements missile sanctions

USA reviews Iran nuclear programme, implements missile sanctions The new sanctions designate seven entities, including two top Iranian defence officials and a China-based network supplying material to Iran's missile programme. Donald Trump's White House has renewed sanctions relief for Iran, despite the USA president's past criticism. Trump during his campaign had derided the nuclear deal as the worst he had ever seen and said he would reconsider it, but unli... [Full Article...]

Other 200 prisoners join Hunger Strike in Israeli jails

Other 200 prisoners join Hunger Strike in Israeli jails The United Nations has urged Israel to abide by the global law and standards of detention in regard to the Palestinian prisoners. The media committee of the Detainees Affairs Commission and the Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) confirmed that the leadership of the strike is committed to the demands of the hunger strikers. [Full Article...]

Germany, France Plan Roadmap to Develop EU

Macron has said he favors setting up a separate budget for the eurozone, the 19 countries that use the common currency, and also proposes giving the bloc its own Parliament and finance minister. The German Chancellor, meanwhile, backed a relationship of "full confidence" that generates "close cooperation" for the well-being of both countries, and she emphasised that "the interests of Germany are c... [Full Article...]

Turkish ties hit rough patch after rough Erdogan visit

Videos circulating on social media on the day of the melee appear to show Erdogan's guards inciting the violence. The diplomatic incident has sparked outrage in Washington and even prompted the State Department to summon the Turkish ambassador. [Full Article...]

Second helping of Twickenham glory for Scotland Sevens

Second helping of Twickenham glory for Scotland Sevens HISTORY was made in sensational style at Twickenham yesterday as Scotland retained the HSBC London Sevens , beating New Zealand in the last eight en route to a win in the final over hosts England . "He's a special player but what I like even more is that he's all about the team, it's not about him at all and he's an inspiration for these young lads", said Friend. [Full Article...]

Trump tells Russians Comey was a 'nut job'

The report was published as Trump traveled to Saudi Arabia on the first leg of a trip overseas that the White House hopes will shift attention away from the political firestorm triggered by his firing last week of former FBI Director James Comey. [Full Article...]

Final GST rates evoke mixed reaction from Telecom sector

Final GST rates evoke mixed reaction from Telecom sector Telecoms and financial services will be taxed at a standard rate of 18 per cent. Meanwhile, it was decided that foodgrains will be cheaper from July 1 when the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is rolled out. Racing clubs, betting services and casinos will also attract 28% service tax. "However, services will get the benefit of input tax credit for the goods used, so real incidence of taxation will b... [Full Article...]

Chaffetz resignation latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump

It was then, he says , that he finally made the decision to leave Congress and his position as chairman of the powerful House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Chaffetz says he will resign from Congress. None of the Republicans running for office should expect an endorsement from Chaffetz until a nominee has been selected, he said. [Full Article...]

Scottish Conservatives launch Angus general election campaign

Scottish Conservatives launch Angus general election campaign Both the Liberal Democrats (6.8%) and the Greens (4.1%) were even further behind. The breakdown of total votes cast and percentages achieved by parties in last week's local elections is a useful guide to the political mood. It also went from first to second place in Aberdeenshire. "We are in the mix or ahead of the game in the Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, bits of Ayrshire, in Renfrewshire... [Full Article...]

Duterte off to Russian Federation today

In November, Duterte said that Manila meant to cooperate with Moscow and Beijing rather than with Washington, but did not rule out cooperation with then- US President-elect Donald Trump. Technically known as methane hydrate, combustible ice can be lit on fire in its frozen state and is believed to comprise one of the world's most abundant fossil fuels. [Full Article...]

US Strikes Gentler Tone on Nafta as Countdown to Talks Begins

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce urged the administration to move quickly saying a Mexican presidential election and congressional elections in 2018 could make it harder to seal an agreement next year. Lighthizer told reporters NAFTA has helped strengthen the USA agriculture, investment services and energy sectors, but it has hurt US factories and resulted in well-paying manufacturing jobs being sent ... [Full Article...]

Lenovo confirms 3000mAh battery for Moto Z2 Play

Lenovo confirms 3000mAh battery for Moto Z2 Play There has been no such big improvement in battery. [Representational Image] Lenovo Moto Z2 Play battery capacity revealed. Here lies the difference that the smartphone boasts when compared to that of the Moto Z2 Play which is said to come packed with a single camera module. [Full Article...]

Hamas sentences 3 to death for killing of senior commander

Hamas sentences 3 to death for killing of senior commander The Islamist Palestinian group which controls the Gaza Strip has rejected US President Donald Trump's linking it to terrorism and says his description of the group shows his "complete bias" towards Israel. He was released in 2011, as part of a group of more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners whom Israel freed in exchange for a captive soldier. He and an accomplice will be hanged, but the third man w... [Full Article...]

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