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Syrian Kurdish forces to push on IS capital this summer

Syrian Kurdish forces to push on IS capital this summer The United States and Turkey were on the same page when made a decision to wage a war against ISIS in Syria; however, Turkey's new involvement inside Syria and disagreement with the Kurdish militia may bring about a change in the Middle East dilemma. [Full Article...]

No Grimoire Cards in Destiny 2

Bungie has already revealed that the European Dead Zone in Destiny 2 will be huge and will be a bigger zone compared to any other zones they have designed. In terms of ensuring Destiny 2 on PC has the low-latency that PC games crave, Smith assures gamers that the studio has done many tweaks to tighten up network usage and optimization. [Full Article...]

Ford set to fire CEO Mark Fields as shares founder

Ford set to fire CEO Mark Fields as shares founder Hackett also served as the interim athletic director at the University of MI from 2014 to 2016. "People can speculate all they want about that". October 2014: Ford launches luxury Lincoln brand in China. Ford also made investments in new mobility companies and announced it would have a self-driving shuttle on the road by 2021, but its efforts haven't swayed investors. [Full Article...]

USA airstrike hits pro-regime forces in Syria — Military official

The forces came within a 34-mile defensive zone around the al-Tanf base in southern Syria, according to the official who was briefed on the action but not authorized to discuss the incident publicly. A road between Iraq and Syria would facilitate the flow of assistance from Iran, which strongly supports Assad. The militia, who numbered in the dozens and drove a tank and a small number of const... [Full Article...]

US accuses Syria of killing thousands, burning bodies in crematorium

The Syrian Foreign Ministry issued an official statement, which says that the prison crematorium was nothing more but a "game of imagination of the USA administration". United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Tuesday that the world body can not independently verify the US report , saying Damascus has "systematically rejected" repeated requests to visit prisons and detention centers wh... [Full Article...]

Israelis on edge before Trump Visit

A group of 60 influential Christian leaders has signed a letter delivered to U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, asking him to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel . Israeli officials were furious and demanded an explanation from the White House, which later clarified that the diplomat's comments do not reflect official policy. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation and Turkey sign joint agreement removing trade restrictions

Russian Federation and Turkey sign joint agreement removing trade restrictions Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan linked the effectiveness of BSEC's work with the "minimization of impact of these (military and political) problems between the countries of the region". The ban on grapes, apples, pears, strawberries, cucumbers as well as white meat shall be lifted within one week, the prime minister said. It was the first time a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member d... [Full Article...]

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions: Seoul Meanwhile, the top United States military officer in the Pacific described North Korea's recent military actions as "a recipe for a disaster" and warned against a sense of complacency in the face of increasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

Spicer: Kushner 'Not Involved' in Family's Chinese EB-5 Visa Pitch

Spicer: Kushner 'Not Involved' in Family's Chinese EB-5 Visa Pitch The visa program offers investors a path to obtain USA green cards if they invest enough money in projects that create American jobs. (The lawyer also insists that Kushner will recuse himself from any future White House deliberations on possibly reforming the EB-5 visa.) Attendees at the presentation surely understood how politically connected the Kushners are even without his sister getting int... [Full Article...]

NAFTA Renegotiation Could Come as Early as August

NAFTA Renegotiation Could Come as Early as August In the letter Lighthizer points out that NAFTA was negotiated 25 years ago and many of its provisions don't "reflect modern standards". But many Democrats say they will try to hold the administration to its promises on labor and environmental standards, a ban on currency manipulation and novel rules to bring back manufacturing jobs. [Full Article...]

Trump puts the onus on Muslim world to combat terrorism

Trump puts the onus on Muslim world to combat terrorism President Trump was also careful to emphasize the threat from the Iranian government as another core aspect of the US strategic partnership with the Arab world, but he also focused on the Iranian government and not the Iranian people, many of whom clearly do not support its extremism. [Full Article...]

North Korea confirms test-firing another ballistic missile

North Korea confirms test-firing another ballistic missile North Korea is known to be developing both nuclear weapons - it has conducted five nuclear tests - and the missiles capable of delivering those weapons to their target. In Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the launch a "challenge to the world" that tramples global efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear and missile problems peacefully. [Full Article...]

North Korea possibly behind global WannaCry attack [cybersecurity experts]

Lazarus is associated with North Korea and has a long history of wantonly destructive behavior - most notoriously including the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment over the movie The Interview , which was seen as insulting to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. [Full Article...]

Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

Comey to testify before Senate intel committee The president's tweets and comments to the TV anchors drew little reaction from fellow Republicans, who instead joined Democrats in heaping praise on Mueller, a longtime respected lawman who served under Presidents George W. He says his memo is not a finding of official misconduct and is not a statement of reasons to justify Comey's firing. Trump later said in an interview with NBC News last wee... [Full Article...]

Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee Comey will testify in an open committee session sometime after Memorial Day, the senators said in the statement Friday, although no date has yet been set. In response, Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM), asked this question: "What's worse: President admitting Comey was sacked over Russian Federation, or Spicer justifying it?" Sen. [Full Article...]

Trump campaign 'had at least 18 contacts with Russians'

What's more, six of the contacts in the report by Reuters were reportedly between Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Trump advisers, including the likes of Michael Flynn. The calls reportedly focused on "mending U.S". Read the full Reuters report here. When President Trump stated publicly that Michael Flynn's vetting was the Obama administration's fault, former President Obama sta... [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan re-elected as party leader

Despite worldwide criticism of these measures, Erdogan said on Sunday that the state of emergency "will not be lifted", according to Anadolu Agency, a state-owned news wire. Such sweeping political changes, Mr Erdogan says, are vital to ensure stability in Turkey as it battles Kurdish and Islamist militants and after an attempted coup past year that Ankara attributed to supporters of United States... [Full Article...]

Venezuela: Teenager killed as mass protests rage

Venezuela: Teenager killed as mass protests rage A policeman was arrested for his alleged role in the killing of 33-year-old Luis Alviarez, a taxi driver who was shot in the thorax, in Palmira, Tachira state, on Monday. The government's response to the demonstrations has drawn global condemnation, with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressing concern in April that Maduro is "not allowing the opposition to have their voices heard". [Full Article...]

Lawmakers urge Trump to avoid picking a partisan for Federal Bureau of Investigation job

Lawmakers urge Trump to avoid picking a partisan for Federal Bureau of Investigation job Comey instead told Trump he could count on his honesty, the Times said. Trump says in the Oval Office that the administration is working to quickly find a successor to Comey. In the NBC interview on Thursday, Trump said he would have fired Comey regardless of any such recommendations. Spicer was answering questions Friday about Comey's firing. [Full Article...]

China's Xi says willing to put South Korea ties back on track

China's Xi says willing to put South Korea ties back on track The state news agency also said Sunday's launch tested the nation's ability to carry a "large size" nuclear warhead. "The government's stance is that the inter-Korean dialogue channel should be reopened", ministry spokesman Lee Duk-haeng told reporters during a regular briefing. [Full Article...]


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