Democratic Senator Bennet of Colorado joins crowded 2020 field

Bennet said he would seek the Democratic nomination last month if he beat his prostate cancer diagnosis. He had surgery during the two-week April congressional recess, and said if he received a clean bill of health after his recovery, he would... More..

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Based Reuters photojournalist granted bail by Sri Lanka court
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Based Reuters photojournalist granted bail by Sri Lanka court

The paper also highlighted that Morocco cooperates closely with India in counterterrorism and that both countries lent a helping hand to Sri Lanka in the wake of the bombings that targeted churches and hotels i...More..

Nation Celebrates as King Rama X is Crowned
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Nation Celebrates as King Rama X is Crowned

After that, the King will grant an audience to a grand gathering of royal family members, privy councillors, cabinet members and senior government officials, and diplomats, who will offer their best wishes to t...More..

Israel Responds to Multiple Rockets Fired From Gaza, Intercepts 'Dozens'
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Israel Responds to Multiple Rockets Fired From Gaza, Intercepts 'Dozens'

Gaza health officials said one Palestinian was killed and at least two others wounded in Israeli strikes on Saturday. Earlier on Thursday, Israeli warplanes targeted several Hamas positions in the northern ...More..

Cyclone Fani: 9 dead as monster storm heads towards Bangladesh
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Cyclone Fani: 9 dead as monster storm heads towards Bangladesh

Authorities are poised for the worst, as winds are predicted to reach over 200 kph. The state was hit by a super cyclone in 1999 with wind speeds that were estimated to have reached a maximum 270 kph leaving ...More..

Florida Bill Allowing Teachers To Carry Guns Goes To Governor
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Florida Bill Allowing Teachers To Carry Guns Goes To Governor

Teachers will not be required to carry a firearm, but those who wish to do so must pass a 144 hour training course, the law stipulates. The measure expands an existing school "guardian" program to allow any tea...More..

Japan's PM Abe to meet N. Korea's Kim 'unconditionally'
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Japan's PM Abe to meet N. Korea's Kim 'unconditionally'

Reports suggest Trump told Kim his country must hand all its nuclear weapons and bomb fuel over to the US. A senior North Korean official on Tuesday warned of an "undesired consequence" for the USA if Wash...More..

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern engaged to longtime partner
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern engaged to longtime partner

This time, it took almost all week for anyone to notice her new ring. The spokesman did not offer any further details, saying any more information would be for Ardern to discuss when she next speaks to the me...More..

Rep. Nadler Threatens to Hold Barr in Contempt
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Rep. Nadler Threatens to Hold Barr in Contempt

That could potentially lead to legal steps against the top USA law enforcement official. But Ms Pelosi said the Trump administration was continuing to ignore congressional subpoenas and noted Congress launche...More..

Plane slides off runway into river in Jacksonville, Florida
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

Plane slides off runway into river in Jacksonville, Florida

The flight arriving from Naval Station Guantanamo Bay went into the river at the end of the runway at about 9.40pm local time. Jacksonville, Florida , mayor Lenny Curry confirmed on Twitter late Friday nig...More..

North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea, report says
by | Saturday, May 04, 2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles into the sea, report says

South Korean and U.S. authorities are analyzing the details, South Korea's presidential spokeswoman said. Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un met in Vietnam in February, but failed to reach a deal to ...More..

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by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Boy "hero", 8, saves sister from kidnapping, moving auto

As she exited the vehicle to help a friend enter the hospital, 24-year-old Dalvir Singh allegedly entered the vehicle and attempted to drive away with the children. Soon afterward, two officers saw the vehicl...More..

Trump Discussed Possibility of New Nuclear Accord With Putin - White House
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Trump Discussed Possibility of New Nuclear Accord With Putin - White House

Sanders also dodged a question about whether Trump has instructed former White House Council Don McGahn, a key witness in the redacted Mueller report, not to comply with congressional requests. Sanders said the...More..

Mike Pompeo calls Ilhan Omar's comments on Venezuela 'disgusting'
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Mike Pompeo calls Ilhan Omar's comments on Venezuela 'disgusting'

Later that day, he moved into the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas. Pompeo, however, criticized that Russia's role in Venezuela is "destabilizing" for the nation and urged Moscow to cease support f...More..

House Judiciary chief sets Monday deadline for full Mueller report
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

House Judiciary chief sets Monday deadline for full Mueller report

Trump, in response to that moment, said Harris' attitude was "probably very nasty". As for the Democrats, if they disagree with Barr's conclusion that Trump didn't commit a chargeable crime, it is fully withi...More..

White House States Trump-Dems Assembly’productive
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

White House States Trump-Dems Assembly’productive

Trump said allowing McGahn to testify would open the gates for others to be called. Even as Democratic lawmakers accused the Trump administration of a growing attack on US democracy and the authority of Congr...More..

Ross: William Barr puts on master class in presidential power
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Ross: William Barr puts on master class in presidential power

Committee Democrats have vowed to issue a subpoena to try to force Barr to testify if he does not show up. If Harris doesn't win the Democratic Party nomination for president, and is not the running mate ...More..

Tourist crosses barrier, falls into crater of Kilauea volcano
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Tourist crosses barrier, falls into crater of Kilauea volcano

While not now erupting, Kilauea is considered the most risky volcano in the United States. Last year, a series of eruptions at the Kilauea volcano prompted widespread evacuations in the surrounding areas. "Vi...More..

Election Results: Lib Dems gain Winchester from Tories
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Election Results: Lib Dems gain Winchester from Tories

Things could get even trickier for the main parties as the Brexit Party have confirmed they will field a candidate for the upcoming by-election in Peterborough - which voted 61% to leave the EU. Tory group lead...More..

Islamists reject joint Civil-Military Council
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Islamists reject joint Civil-Military Council

Military leaders who ousted President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month agreed to the joint council on Saturday. Demonstrators have already called the military council headed by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan...More..

Bye Bye: Baltimore Mayor Resigns Amidst Corruption Scandal Surrounding Her Children's Book
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Bye Bye: Baltimore Mayor Resigns Amidst Corruption Scandal Surrounding Her Children's Book

Her attorney Steven Silverman also announced this as a press conference, but didn't take questions. It has been an honor and a privilege", the resignation statement from Pugh, read by Silverman noted accord...More..

Trump administration to start DNA tests for migrants at southern border
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Trump administration to start DNA tests for migrants at southern border

Currently, the government can't hold migrant children in detention for more than 20 days, often leading to the release of families - or groups posing as families - until their immigration court hearing, a pra...More..

Trump says second pick to Fed board withdraws from consideration
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Trump says second pick to Fed board withdraws from consideration

The President tweeted on Thursday that Mr Moore had chose to withdraw, a decision that came amid growing objections to his potential nomination among Republicans in the Senate. Trump announced his intention t...More..

Kate Middleton Cutest Comments About Prince Louis Amid Fourth Pregnancy Rumors
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

Kate Middleton Cutest Comments About Prince Louis Amid Fourth Pregnancy Rumors

Princess Charlotte taken by her mother, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge , at Kensington Palace in April to mark her fourth birthday. So far, the future Queen takes the official birthday pics of all her chil...More..

UNSC lists Masood Azhar as global terrorist
by | Friday, May 03, 2019

UNSC lists Masood Azhar as global terrorist

In 2017, the P3 nations moved a similar proposal again. Armed with veto powers in the UN Security Council, China blocked moves to blacklist Azhar by placing a "technical hold" and asking for "more time to e...More..

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, others over hate speech
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, others over hate speech

Jones and Yiannopoulos has been temporarily banned before by Facebook as well as other social media platforms including Twitter. "We've always banned individuals or organisations that promote or engage in v...More..

Indonesia to move capital city out of Jakarta
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Indonesia to move capital city out of Jakarta

Indonesia's president has made a decision to move the capital of the world's fourth most populous country away from the crowded main island of Java, but has yet to finalise a new location, the planning minister...More..

Theresa May fires Gavin Williamson fired over Huawei leak
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Theresa May fires Gavin Williamson fired over Huawei leak

Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson was sacked by British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, following a probe into a leak of information about Chinese telecoms giant Huawei . Gavin Williamson has b...More..

Cruise ship quarantined over measles reportedly owned by the Church of Scientology
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Cruise ship quarantined over measles reportedly owned by the Church of Scientology

The vessel, named " Freewinds ", is still moored there, St. Lucia Coast Guard Sgt. Victor Theodore told NBC News . Earlier this week, United States health officials reported that more than 700 people had b...More..

Cyclone Kenneth: Rescue efforts under way in northern Mozambique
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth: Rescue efforts under way in northern Mozambique

It was the first time in recorded history that two cyclones had targeted Mozambique in a single season. "They urgently need food, water and shelter to survive the coming days", Nicholas Finney, Save the Childre...More..

Canadian man given death penalty for drug crimes in China
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Canadian man given death penalty for drug crimes in China

The Canadian was identified as Fan Wei, but it was unclear whether that's a legal name. In the second such sentencing this year, a Canadian citizen has been given the death penalty in China for drugs offenc...More..

Emperor Akihito announces abdication as Japan marks end of era
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Emperor Akihito announces abdication as Japan marks end of era

Later, at the abdication ceremony, Akihito symbolically ended his reign by returning the "three sacred treasures" - a mirror , sword and jewel - that symbolize the throne. The emperor had joined a variety of...More..

Erdogan, Trump discuss Russian S-400 working group bid
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Erdogan, Trump discuss Russian S-400 working group bid

Turkey's plans to buy the Russian S-400 missile defenses has strained its ties with Washington, which has said they would compromise the security of Lockheed Martin F-35 jets and warned of potential USA sanctio...More..

Shooting at UNC Charlotte Leaves 2 Dead, 4 Injured
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Shooting at UNC Charlotte Leaves 2 Dead, 4 Injured

Another student, 19-year-old Ellis Parlier , was also killed, the school said . Four wounded students were identified as Drew Pescaro , 19; Sean DeHart , 20; Emily Houpt , 23; and Rami Alramadhan , 20. ...More..

Thailand's king marries palace security chief, appoints her queen
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

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 ...More..