Thailand's king marries palace security chief, appoints her queen

The two reportedly met on a flight. This weekend's coronation will be the first since King Vajiralongkorn's late father's almost 70 years ago. He made Suthida a full general in December 2016 after he became king , and the deputy commander of the k... More..

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Immigration asylum seekers should pay a fee to apply
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Immigration asylum seekers should pay a fee to apply

Trump has consistently railed against undocumented immigrants . In a memo directed to Attorney General William Barr and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan Monday night, the president ann...More..

'A Current Affair' Defends Airing That Steve Dickson Strip Club Segment
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

'A Current Affair' Defends Airing That Steve Dickson Strip Club Segment

She said that it wasn't the fact that Mr Dickson had been to a strip club, because this is something that is legal. Dickson, who is second on the party's Senate ticket for the May 18 election, was filmed grop...More..

Maoist rebels kill Indian policemen in Maharashtra state
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Maoist rebels kill Indian policemen in Maharashtra state

Police officer Sharad Shelar says the rebels triggered a land mine blast in the forested Gadchiroli area in Maharashtra state as the vehicle was passing through on Wednesday. I salute all the fearless perso...More..

Military Chief Pushes Back on Pompeo’s Assertion of Venezuela Intervention
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Military Chief Pushes Back on Pompeo’s Assertion of Venezuela Intervention

Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, told Smith that the military continues to work with its regional partners and to support diplomacy efforts. Asked if Washington was considering more san...More..

May hoping for Brexit deal in ‘constructive’ talks with Labour
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

May hoping for Brexit deal in ‘constructive’ talks with Labour

Again, it's hard to see what gains Corbyn would get from it because unless it included a second referendum, he would probably split his own party, and if he ended up being the man who saved Brexit , or destroy...More..

Key takeaways from AG Barr's testimony, Mueller's letter
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Key takeaways from AG Barr's testimony, Mueller's letter

Mueller said Barr did more harm than good by not releasing more information. Kamala Harris (D-CA) - who questioned Barr in the hearing. "The Mueller team identified 10 instances where the president obstruct...More..

MHA asks Rahul Gandhi to explain his 'dual citizenship'
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

MHA asks Rahul Gandhi to explain his 'dual citizenship'

While the general elections are on, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has finally taken action on a three-year-old complaint filed by Subramanian Swamy against Congress president Rahul Gandhi's alleged dua...More..

British defence secretary fired after probe into Huawei leaks
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

British defence secretary fired after probe into Huawei leaks

A probe was launched after highly confidential and sensitive details about Theresa May's plan to allow Chinese telecoms firm Huawei to build part of the UK's 5G network were handed over to The Telegraph. We...More..

UK should exercise caution over Huawei, says Jeremy Hunt
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

UK should exercise caution over Huawei, says Jeremy Hunt

Washington is going to re-evaluate its policy of sharing intelligence with European allies that have made a decision to use Chinese Huawei equipment in their 5G networks , US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyb...More..

China Positive on Terror Tag for Pak-based JeM Chief Masood Azhar
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

China Positive on Terror Tag for Pak-based JeM Chief Masood Azhar

Reacting to the development, India's permanent representative at the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin said that it is a significant success. "This entails a ban on foreign travel, asset freeze and arm...More..

Jamal Khashoggi murder 'suspect' is found dead
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Jamal Khashoggi murder 'suspect' is found dead

The suspect, identified as Zaki Hasan, was found hanged in his cell in Silivri prison, west of Istanbul , on Sunday. He died between 8:16 a.m. when a roll-call took place and 10:22 a.m. Khashoggi, a Washington...More..

Trump, Democrats Agree on $2 Trillion for Roads and Bridges
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Trump, Democrats Agree on $2 Trillion for Roads and Bridges

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer laid out three priorities in their letter to Trump: new revenue to pay for "massive" infrastructure needs, a focus on climate risk mitigat...More..

Poll violence escalates in Bengal
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Poll violence escalates in Bengal

TMC leaders Shanta Chhetri and Chandan Mitra had written to the EC related to firing by Central Forces personnel allegedly inside polling booths in Dubraipur and Birbhum Parliamentary constituency on Monday dur...More..

Julian Assange jailed for 50 weeks over bail breach
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Julian Assange jailed for 50 weeks over bail breach

He apologised to those who "consider I've disrespected them", a packed Southwark Crown Court heard. He added: "I did what I thought at the time was the best or perhaps the only thing that I could have done". ...More..

Sri Lanka bans face veil after Easter carnage
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Sri Lanka bans face veil after Easter carnage

The ban is effective from Monday, i.e., April 29. The presidential communique, however, makes no mention of niqab and burqa. Sri Lanka's Catholics celebrated Sunday Mass in their homes by a televised br...More..

Japan's emperor to step down in 200-year first
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Japan's emperor to step down in 200-year first

Akihito and Michiko will not be present, but Satsuki Katayama, the only woman in Abe's cabinet, will become the first woman in modern history to attend. Japan has been draped in banners welcoming Reiwa - the n...More..

No peace if Taliban do not adapt: United States envoy
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

No peace if Taliban do not adapt: United States envoy

However, the US, Russia and China said they "encourage" the Taliban to speak "as soon as possible" with a "broad, representative Afghan delegation that includes the government". In an interview with Tolo News ...More..

Trump sues Deutsche Bank over records
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Trump sues Deutsche Bank over records

The lawsuit against Deutsche Bank to quash Congressional subpoenas is classic Donald Trump . Stern also said Trump's decision to sue only Deutsche Bank and Capital One appears to have been strategic ...More..

Here's everything you need to know about Cyclone Fani
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Here's everything you need to know about Cyclone Fani

Cyclone "Fani" intensified into a " severe cyclonic storm " on Monday evening and is headed towards the Odisha coast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Of the sanctioned amount, Odisha will rec...More..

White House to Designate Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

White House to Designate Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization

The Brotherhood, founded in Egypt in 1928, says it is a non-violent movement and denies any relationship to violent insurgencies waged by al Qaeda and Islamic State militants. Former U.S. officials were skeptic...More..

Iran FM says he will visit North Korea
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Iran FM says he will visit North Korea

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is accusing the United States of trying to "bring Iran to its knees" and overthrow its government by seeking to thwart its global oil trade. "The JCPOA showed san...More..

Sen. Ernst 'not enthused' about Fed pick Moore
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Sen. Ernst 'not enthused' about Fed pick Moore

Larry Kudlow , the director of the White House National Economic Council, reaffirmed the administration's support for Moore on Monday, adding that he is going through the vetting process. Last month, the Federa...More..

Joe Scarborough: Donald Trump Is 'Really Scared' of Joe Biden
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Joe Scarborough: Donald Trump Is 'Really Scared' of Joe Biden

A Biden ally was even more blunt about his appeal. "The President has his base", Biden said. "The middle class is hurting", Biden said, calling himself "Middle Class Joe". The Biden campaign purchased right...More..

House panel chairman says Barr must testify Thursday
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

House panel chairman says Barr must testify Thursday

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation report. "There is now public confusion about critical aspects of the results of our investigation", the letter reportedly read. The Just...More..

Former police officer found guilty of murder in woman's shooting death
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Former police officer found guilty of murder in woman's shooting death

Mohamed Noor (left) former Minneapolis police officer, leaves the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis with attorney Peter Wold last month. During his closing argument Monday, defense attorney Th...More..

Two killed, several shot on UNC Charlotte campus
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Two killed, several shot on UNC Charlotte campus

There is no official word about the person reportedly taken into custody. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are assisting university police in the case. The campus is on lockdown. The campus was to host a concer...More..

How to watch Facebook’s F8 2019 live stream
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

How to watch Facebook’s F8 2019 live stream

This, he went on to explain, was a major overhaul of Facebook's core products , including "re-plumbing the whole infrastructure", to fulfill Zuckerberg's new thesis statement: " The future is private ". " You ...More..

Cyclone Kenneth: EU supports Mozambique, Comoros recovery efforts
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth: EU supports Mozambique, Comoros recovery efforts

It is the first time on record that two such powerful cyclones have hit Mozambique in so short a space of time. "We are very anxious because, according to the forecasts, heavy rain is expected for the next ...More..

8-year-old saves sister from potential kidnapping
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

8-year-old saves sister from potential kidnapping

Coburn was helping the woman into the hospital, leaving the boy and his 10-year-old sister in the back seats of the auto. Police allege that only seconds later Dalvir Singh , 24, got into Ms Coburn's vehicle...More..

Tens of Thousands Protest New Extradition Rules in Hong Kong
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tens of Thousands Protest New Extradition Rules in Hong Kong

Most of the protestors also carried yellow umbrellas that recalled Hong Kong's massive 2014 pro-democracy protests, in which four leading activists were sentenced to up to 16 months in jail. Roland Lo, a 49...More..

Army claims to have sighted footprints of the Yeti
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Army claims to have sighted footprints of the Yeti

It tweeted images of footprints in the snow to its six million followers on Monday. And in 2013, DNA tests on hair samples carried out by Oxford University genetics professor Bryan Sykes found that they mat...More..

Enigmatic Beluga whale lets people pet it in Artic Norway
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Enigmatic Beluga whale lets people pet it in Artic Norway

Petersburg " and carrying a suspected camera mount, photos show. Fishermen in waters near the small Norwegian fishing village of Inga reported last week that a white beluga whale wearing a unusual harness h...More..

Staff Dead & 1878 Sick After Counting Millions of Votes in Indonesian Election
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Staff Dead & 1878 Sick After Counting Millions of Votes in Indonesian Election

In a bid to cut cost, the election commission of the Southeast Asian nation opted to combine the presidential vote with national and regional parliamentary votes - the first of its kind in Indonesia. Susanto ad...More..

Venezuela's Guaido announces 'final phase' to oust Maduro
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Venezuela's Guaido announces 'final phase' to oust Maduro

Tear gas was sacked at a highway overpass next to the Caracas air base where several heavily armed soldiers with a blue band wrapped around their forearms had been standing guard, according to The Associated Pr...More..