Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib

Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, controls a large part of Idlib province as well as parts of neighbouring Aleppo, Hama and Latakia provinces. Save the Children said 38 children had been killed in shelling in northwest Syria si... More..

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Joko Widodo elected President of Indonesia for second term
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Joko Widodo elected President of Indonesia for second term

The city's police spokesman said tear gas and water cannons were being used against protestors attacking with weapons such as rocks and molotov cocktails, according to the Guardian . Hundreds of police in ri...More..

Coalition are set to form majority government with at least 76 seats
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Coalition are set to form majority government with at least 76 seats

Liberal candidate Dave Sharma, a former Australian Ambassador to Israel, will be the next Member for Wentworth. "I think we need to re-establish public confidence in the usefulness and credibility of pollin...More..

Baby cut from missing teen's womb opens eyes
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Baby cut from missing teen's womb opens eyes

The tiny baby featured a full head of dark hair and appeared to open his eyes slightly in one photo taken inside a hospital room. Once Ochoa-Lopez showed no signs of life, Figueroa cut her open with a butcher...More..

U.S., Japan, India, Philippines sail through South China Sea
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

U.S., Japan, India, Philippines sail through South China Sea

In Manila , presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo confirmed her detention and said the foreign ministry had been ordered to provide Carpio-Morales with "assistance". Spread over 3.5 million square kilometers,...More..

Adidas, Nike, Puma say new tariffs on China would be ‘catastrophic’
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Adidas, Nike, Puma say new tariffs on China would be ‘catastrophic’

Footwear manufacturers and retailers on Monday stepped into the trade war between the USA and China, telling President Trump that a sneaker tax would be catastrophic and calling on him to halt the trade war tha...More..

Storm System Slams Texas, Oklahoma with Hail, High Winds, Tornadoes
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Storm System Slams Texas, Oklahoma with Hail, High Winds, Tornadoes

The phone number to the animal park rang unanswered. Heavy rain was called a contributing factor in the deaths of two people in a traffic accident Tuesday near Springfield, Missouri. Serious river flooding - ...More..

Eiffel Tower closed down after intruder tries to climb up
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Eiffel Tower closed down after intruder tries to climb up

A rescuer dressed in red could be seen above him. It wasn't immediately clear why the man had attempted to climb the tower or how he got past the monument's security. The official said the man was "under cont...More..

Threat from Iran diminished, potential for U.S. attack 'on hold': Defence secretary
by | Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Threat from Iran diminished, potential for U.S. attack 'on hold': Defence secretary

A US State Department official noted on Sunday that there had been no claim of responsibility for the rocket attack, and that no USA -inhabited facility was affected, but said "we will hold Iran responsible" if...More..

Extreme wildfire danger in Slave Lake, Alberta
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Extreme wildfire danger in Slave Lake, Alberta

Alberta crews fighting the blaze will get logistical and personnel support from Ontario, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan and British Columbia. Earlier in the day, the town warned on its website that people should...More..

China: Trump had extravagant expectations for achieving unreasonable interests through extreme pressure
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

China: Trump had extravagant expectations for achieving unreasonable interests through extreme pressure

The South Dakota congressional delegation wrote Perdue a letter on Thursday, May 16, urging that trade aid follow a similar path based on prior years, rather than current production, so "assistance does not inc...More..

Republican Rep. Justin Amash says President Trump 'has engaged in impeachable conduct'
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Republican Rep. Justin Amash says President Trump 'has engaged in impeachable conduct'

Another one of Amash's primary conclusions from the redacted report was that Attorney General Bill Barr "deliberately misrepresented" Mueller's findings. "The president has repeatedly referred to the investig...More..

Priyanka urges party workers not to believe in exit polls
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Priyanka urges party workers not to believe in exit polls

The workshop held two days before the counting was attended by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, party's national vice-president Baijayant Panda, national spokesperson Sambit Patra, former chief minister Gir...More..

Iran claims fourfold rise in uranium-enrichment levels
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Iran claims fourfold rise in uranium-enrichment levels

Brennan, an outspoken Trump critic, does not have a formal briefing planned but is prepared to answer questions on Iran - and is willing to do the same for Republicans, said a person familiar with the matter ...More..

Austrian President Sets Date for Snap Elections Amid 'Shameful' Video Scandal
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Austrian President Sets Date for Snap Elections Amid 'Shameful' Video Scandal

The two leaders had met to discuss how to proceed after the video scandal that led to the collapse of the coalition government. Confirming his decision to step down yesterday, Mr Strache insisted he'd done ...More..

Subtropical Storm Andrea Forms in Atlantic
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Subtropical Storm Andrea Forms in Atlantic

If the low-pressure system becomes a tropical storm , the NHC would name it "Andrea". The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season will run through November 30. Last year, Tropical Storm Alberto formed May 25. If ...More..

Ukrainian PM resigns after new leader Zelensky sworn in
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Ukrainian PM resigns after new leader Zelensky sworn in

Emboldened by his stunning victory last month, Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy moved swiftly on Monday to dissolve the country's parliament, moments after he was sworn in as the country's new president. "...More..

Christchurch mosques attacker charged with terrorism
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Christchurch mosques attacker charged with terrorism

Tarrant was arrested on March 15 for his involvement in the shooting deaths of 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch. The person accused of killing 51 people in the attack on mosques in New Zealand's Chr...More..

by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

China slams USA again over naval maneuvers in South China Sea

The guided-missile destroyer USS Preble on Monday sailed within 12 nautical miles of Scarborough Shoal to " challenge excessive maritime claims and preserve access to the waterways as governed by worldwide...More..

Egypt says after bus attack, 12 militants killed in Cairo
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Egypt says after bus attack, 12 militants killed in Cairo

Three of them are still being treated in hospital, while one woman had chosen to stay and assist her injured husband, said Mabaya. An explosion damaged the bus carrying 25 tourists from South Africa and a pri...More..

Iranian President Says US Requested Negotiations With Tehran 8 Times
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Iranian President Says US Requested Negotiations With Tehran 8 Times

Early on Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said he was in favor of using diplomacy to overcome the crisis with the USA, but added the conditions were not right. The channel cited witnesses for its i...More..

Corbyn: Brexit talks with government have 'gone as far as they can'
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Corbyn: Brexit talks with government have 'gone as far as they can'

According to Bloomberg this constitutes the longest unbroken slide since the turn of the century. May is to make one final attempt to get her Brexit deal through parliament when she introduces the withdrawa...More..

Man arrested after Nigel Farage covered in milkshake while campaigning
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Man arrested after Nigel Farage covered in milkshake while campaigning

He was the latest pro-Brexit British politician to be targeted with a milkshake in the run up to the European elections after similar protests against far-right UK Independence Party candidates Carl Benjamin ...More..

Swedish prosecutors file request for Julian Assange's arrest
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Swedish prosecutors file request for Julian Assange's arrest

Ecuador's move to turn items and documents belonging to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over to the USA emphasizes the power that the Trump administration can exert over the famed publisher, activist and c...More..

Hundreds protest Alabama's abortion ban at state capitol
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Hundreds protest Alabama's abortion ban at state capitol

The ACLU of Alabama will go to court to stop this law from ever taking effect, but the lawmakers who voted for it should be ashamed of themselves for politicizing our health and lives, and, once again, wasting ...More..

Border Patrol agent: 'We need help'
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Border Patrol agent: 'We need help'

Bowen goes on trial August 13 on charges of depriving the Guatemalan migrant of his rights under the color of law and falsifying records after the December 3, 2017, incident in Nogales, Arizona. Bowen's defen...More..

Mnuchin rejects Democrats’ subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Mnuchin rejects Democrats’ subpoena for President Trump’s tax returns

Steven Mnuchin may face a deadline of 5 p.m. Friday to comply with a subpoena to hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns, but the pressure is really on a top House Democrat who has to decide how feroc...More..

by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

"Overwhelming Military Response Needed": Graham Urges Trump "Stand Firm" On Iran

The NYT reported that during a Wednesday morning meeting in the Situation Room, President Trump sent a message to his hawkish aides that he does not want the intensifying American pressure campaign against t...More..

Bernie Sanders brings 'us, not me' campaign message to Alabama church
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Bernie Sanders brings 'us, not me' campaign message to Alabama church

His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee...More..

DOJ: McGahn can’t be forced to testify about Mueller probe
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

DOJ: McGahn can’t be forced to testify about Mueller probe

In a summary from the Office of Legal Counsel, the Justice Department argued that the immunity of the president's immediate advisers from compelled congressional testimony is long-standing and is based on the "...More..

United Nations concerned about rising US-Iran rhetoric
by | Tuesday, May 21, 2019

United Nations concerned about rising US-Iran rhetoric

In a Fox News interview on Sunday, Trump said he was not seeking a conflict with Iran vowed not to let it develop nuclear weapons. Trump's comment came just hours after a Katyusha rocket fell in Baghdad's G...More..

Texas transgender woman seen in videotaped attack found dead in shooting
by | Monday, May 20, 2019

Texas transgender woman seen in videotaped attack found dead in shooting

But, Weddington said, Thomas had not been linked to Booker's death. The incident began when Booker accidentally backed into a auto belonging to one of the men. "This time, I can stand before you ... whereas i...More..

President Zelensky dismisses Ukraine parliament after inauguration
by | Monday, May 20, 2019

President Zelensky dismisses Ukraine parliament after inauguration

Zelensky, who won 73 percent of the vote last month in his landslide victory , slammed parliament as a hot-bed of self-enrichment, and promised to stop the war in the east against Russian-backed separatists. B...More..

Suspect charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl
by | Monday, May 20, 2019

Suspect charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl

He then grabbed Salem and pulled her into his vehicle, according to police. Call 911 if you see Salem, who is pictured at the top of this article. Salem was reportedly found in good condition but was taken ...More..

'Goons vandalised vehicle in front of cops', BJP candidate in Bengal
by | Monday, May 20, 2019

'Goons vandalised vehicle in front of cops', BJP candidate in Bengal

Narendra Modi will be the PM."Modi has been extensively criticised by the Opposition and Indian National President Rahul Gandhi for not holding a single press conference since he came to power". The Balakot str...More..