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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile, South Korea Says

The statement added "the flight was not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile". The nature of the projectile is not immediately clear, a South Korean military official said, though local media reports that it appears to be a ballistic missile. [Full Article...]

Kremlin says feels 'cautious optimism' after Trump meeting with Lavrov

Then the very next day the White House hosts an Oval Office meeting between President Donald Trump, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russia's ambassador to the U.S. Officials did allow a Russian government photographer in, apparently unaware that he would transmit the photos around the world, thus giving Putin the images he needed of his friend in the Oval Office. [Full Article...]

Hamas elects Haniya as new chief of Islamic movement

Hamas elects Haniya as new chief of Islamic movement The worldwide community however refused to deal with any government in which Hamas participated until it renounced violence and recognised Israel and past peace agreements. Many Western countries classify Hamas as a terrorist group over its failure to renounce violence, recognise Israel's right to exist and accept existing interim Israeli-Palestinian peace agreements. [Full Article...]

Theresa May: Labour have 'DESERTED proud and patriotic working class people'

London, May 12 British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn tried to get Labour's general election campaign back on track today by launching his defence policy with a swipe at US President Donald Trump. He said: "I am not a pacifist". "But that is very far from the kind of unilateral wars and interventions that have nearly become routine in recent times". [Full Article...]

After threat to Hurriyat, Zakir Musa quits Hizbul

After threat to Hurriyat, Zakir Musa quits Hizbul Later, the militant commander quit the outfit, saying he stands by his statement and will not die for a secular state. On Friday, a video had gone viral on social media which had a slide show of messages and quotes by worldwide terrorists and philosophers with an audio message by Zakir Musa. [Full Article...]

AAP MLA tries to launch 'counter hunger strike' against Mishra

AAP MLA tries to launch 'counter hunger strike' against Mishra Jha was detained by the police, who said the legislator did not have the requisite permission. He insisted that he will present proof of his allegations only to investigative agencies. "I would urge the police to provide security to Jha". Mishra also accused the AAP of planning attacks on him and said: "When I was attacked (on Wednesday evening), Sanjay Singh held a press conference instantly an... [Full Article...]

US intel chiefs express doubts about Kaspersky security software

US intel chiefs express doubts about Kaspersky security software ABC News also reported that in February 2017, the Department of Homeland Security issued a then-secret report on Kaspersky's relationship with the Russian government, which later sparked the FBI investigation into the matter. Users immediately pounced on the remarks from the intelligence chiefs and posed them to Kaspersky. Kaspersky himself hosted a question-and-answer session on Reddit's /r/I... [Full Article...]

Jordanian Terrorist Attacks Police at Jerusalem's Lion's Gate on Shabbos

The minister said the Jordanian Foreign Ministry, through the Jordanian embassy in Tel Aviv, is following up on the killing of Jordanian citizen Mohammad Kasji to look into the incident. Since October 2015, a number of local and worldwide human rights groups have raised concerns that Israeli security forces have used excessive force when confronting Palestinians who had carried out attacks or be... [Full Article...]

North Korea sends protest to US Congress over sanctions

CIA Director Mike Pompeo, center, looks at damage from a 2010 North Korean artillery and rocket attack on Yeonpyeong Island, South Korea, Sunday, April 30, 2017. It was not immediately clear how the protest was conveyed - if it was sent by mail or how it was addressed - since North Korea and the United States have no diplomatic relations and virtually no official channels of communication. [Full Article...]

Melissa McCarthy mocks Sean Spicer with motorized podium

Melissa McCarthy mocks Sean Spicer with motorized podium Melissa McCarthy was spotted on a motorized podium, donning her White House press secretary Sean Spicer getup in Midtown in New York City. (McCarthy has since returned to do the impression twice more.) On Wednesday, the show released a teaser trailer for McCarthy's appearance as host that foregrounded her transformation into Spicer with a rendition of " I Feel Pretty ". [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka PM arrives in China for One Belt One Road summit

Sri Lanka PM arrives in China for One Belt One Road summit Today, Prime Minister will deliver a celebratory address at the Bandarnaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BIMCH) on the occasion of International Vesak Day. Modi's emphasis on a common Buddhist heritage and shared history appears to be part of a new strategy of seeking untapped avenues to strengthen relations with Sri Lanka, which sits just 32 kilometers (20 miles) off India's east coast... [Full Article...]

Vote splitting fears not realized in election

A recount is ensured in the riding of Courtney-Comox on Vancouver Island because the NDP is hanging on by only nine votes. "So it is my intention to continue to lead British Columbia", Clark told supporters in Vancouver. Many Green supporters and voters who found they had simply returned the BC Liberals to power would feel betrayed. When the campaign kicked off April 11, the Liberals held 47... [Full Article...]

White House says Trump has no Russian Federation dealings

White House says Trump has no Russian Federation dealings After the statements were given, Trump tweeted , "Director Clapper reiterated what everybody, including the fake media already knows- there is "no evidence" of collusion w/ Russian Federation and Trump". In a statement announcing the dismissal, the White House said she had "betrayed the Department of Justice" and called her "weak on borders and very weak on illegal immigration". [Full Article...]

Bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 23 people

Bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 23 people Cicek said the bus "most probably" suffered a brake failure and officials would look into details. 11 others were injured in the tragic accident after the driver lost control of the minibus and ploughed through a crash barrier. The bus tumbled down a cliff and ambulances, fire department and teams from Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) were dispatched to the scene. [Full Article...]

Centre adds new items in WPI, IIP calculations

Centre adds new items in WPI, IIP calculations Inflation on the consumer price index, which has been revised to a new series earlier, too declined to 2.99% in April, against 3.81% in the previous month. The base year was revised from 2004-05 to 2011-12. "A new food index is being compiled combining the food articles under primary articles and food products under manufactured products". [Full Article...]

Chibok girl 'refused to be released'

Ms Alhassan said Nigeria's government has no regrets about exchanging Boko Haram commanders for the schoolgirls' release. She said already, the recently released 82 girls are now undergoing rehabilitation and reintegration processes in various medical facilities across the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. [Full Article...]

South Korea to attend China's Silk Road summit amid diplomatic rift

Moon said he would send a special envoy to Russian Federation soon and Putin said he would welcome the envoy. Earlier in the day, Moon spoke with British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Blue House said. [Full Article...]

United States complains to China about North Korea's attendance at Silk Road summit

The U.S. legislation was meant to cut off supplies of cash that help fund North Korea's nuclear programme, and increase pressure to stop human rights abuses such as the use of slave labour, the bill's sponsor said. Last week Pyongyang's powerful ministry of state security said it had foiled a plot by the US and South Korean spy agencies to kill Kim using a biochemical weapon. [Full Article...]

China and United States sign trade deal

The agreement covers 10 areas where trade negotiators from the US and China have reached consensus, including agricultural trade and market access for financial services. "We will be reaching out to our state's beef community to ensure that we continue to position Nebraska to play a key role in the Chinese market". In return, among other things, China gets to send us its cooked poultry. [Full Article...]

Laptops to be banned on flights from Europe

The Trump administration is preparing to ban large electronic devices from the cabins of flights from Europe, extending restrictions imposed earlier this year on flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa. The E.U. and the United States will hold talks next week on a possible USA airline ban on carry-on computers amid concerns it could cause massive disruption as the hectic summer tr... [Full Article...]

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