Secretary Nielsen Almost Resigned After Tense Cabinet Meeting

The episode, first reported by The New York Times , left Nielsen on the verge of resignation, according to the paper, which also said Nielsen, the former deputy White House chief of staff, had drafted - but not submitted - a resignation letter. More..

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Cricket Australia Cancels Hosting Bangladesh
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Cricket Australia Cancels Hosting Bangladesh

Afghanistan , who usually use cricket stadium in Noida as their home ground, will play Bangladesh at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in three day-night fixtures on June 3, 5 and 7. Australia drew...More..

Marion deputy's quick thinking saves 3-month-old boy's life
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Marion deputy's quick thinking saves 3-month-old boy's life

Dash cam video shows a Florida sheriff's deputy coming to the rescue of a mother and her 3-month-old boy Kingston. Nix had radioed for an ambulance, but he couldn't wait. He got back in his patrol auto and rush...More..

UAE, US act jointly to disrupt funding to elite Iran group
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

UAE, US act jointly to disrupt funding to elite Iran group

Just three days after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal the USA has begun to make good on Donald Trump's promise to increase sanctions against Tehran. The crackdown comes as US Secretary of State Mike Po...More..

US 'regrets' asking Canada's Sikh minister to remove turban at airport
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

US 'regrets' asking Canada's Sikh minister to remove turban at airport

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains said the security personnel asked him to remove his turban and only let him board the flight after he revealed his diplomatic passport....More..

by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Pro-Brexit group Leave.EU fined £70000 for electoral law breaches

It exceeded its statutory spending limit and delivered incomplete and inaccurate spending and transaction returns. The group received undeclared services from the USA campaign strategists Goddard Gunster "des...More..

Body found in search for indie band singer
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Body found in search for indie band singer

As yet formal identification hasn't taken place, but Mr Hutchinson's family have been informed of the discovery. The 36-year-old was last seen leaving the Dakota Hotel in South Queensferry at 1am on Wednesday...More..

Seth Meyers Tells Michelle Wolf She Beat Him
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Seth Meyers Tells Michelle Wolf She Beat Him

President Donald Trump joined in the criticism saying the "filthy "comedian" totally bombed" in her racy monologue as he said the annual dinner was a failure and "dead as we know it". He also showed a pictu...More..

White House official raises eyebrows with McCain comment
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

White House official raises eyebrows with McCain comment

Following a report that a White House aide made a derisive comment about John McCain's health, the Republican Senator's wife Cindy McCain responded on Twitter in defense of her husband, who was diagnosed with b...More..

Gunmen Strike South African Mosque, 3 Feared Dead
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Gunmen Strike South African Mosque, 3 Feared Dead

Three people armed with guns and knives attacked worshippers, slitting the throats of three people before fleeing, an emergency service official said today. The mosque was also set alight. The remaining two ...More..

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket fire on Golan Heights
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket fire on Golan Heights

Happily, Israel's hands aren't tied. The IDF "suffered no casualties", either on the ground or in the air, and that no rockets fired from Syria made any impact in Israeli territory, a spokesman said , ad...More..

by | Friday, May 11, 2018

India Says Closely Monitoring Situation Post US Pullout Of Iran Deal

The Obama-era deal was dumped earlier this week by the USA, and surprised many of its allies who are part of the deal. Russia, China, the U.K., Germany, Italy and France are the other signatories to the deal. I...More..

Meghan McCain Will Respond To White House Aide On 'The View'
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Meghan McCain Will Respond To White House Aide On 'The View'

But he also addresses his possible end, writing, "Maybe I'll be gone before you read this". Republican Sen. John McCain , a Navy pilot who was beaten in captivity during the Vietnam War, was watching from ho...More..

Lawmakers Release Russian Facebook Ads
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Lawmakers Release Russian Facebook Ads

One about Black Lives Matter declared: "Your life matter". One of the key themes exploited had to do with racism and police brutality, with Russian trolls gleefully pumping out material designed for both ...More..

Businesses in Europe worst hit by US Iran sanctions
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Businesses in Europe worst hit by US Iran sanctions

The following year, Deutsche Bank paid $258 million in United States fines for doing business with Iran and Syria pursuing, according to U.S. regulators, a "lucrative" USA dollar business for sanctioned custome...More..

Iran nuclear deal should be preserved despite United States withdrawal: Russian FM
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Iran nuclear deal should be preserved despite United States withdrawal: Russian FM

The remaining participants in the deal must work to "enable the preservation of this important document for regional stability", Lavrov told reporters in Moscow, days after US President Donald Trump pulled his ...More..

Killed In Kenya After Heavy Rain Bursts Indian-Origin Farmer's Dam
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Killed In Kenya After Heavy Rain Bursts Indian-Origin Farmer's Dam

At least 47 people have been killed and 36 injured as of Friday in central Kenya after weeks of torrential rains in the region resulting in the bursting of a mega dam in a commercial flower farm owned by promin...More..

Series of failures led to deadly Niger ambush-US military report
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Series of failures led to deadly Niger ambush-US military report

The investigation found the members of the Special Forces team - in Niger to train and assist that nation's forces to fight terrorism - had spent insufficient time training together before deployment, misled hi...More..

Seven people found dead at property north east of Margaret River
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Seven people found dead at property north east of Margaret River

The bodies of three adults and four children were discovered on the property at Osmington. Dawson said police were still trying to locate other family members and did not release the identities of any of the ...More..

by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Putin, Erdogan agree to coordinate steps on Iranian nuclear deal

In the telephone conversation Turkish president, for his part, said the JCPOA is a successful model in the world and all sides should do their best to protect it. The 2015 deal had placed unprecedented rest...More..

Volcano observatory warns of further 'explosive eruptions' in Hawaii
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Volcano observatory warns of further 'explosive eruptions' in Hawaii

Since the volcano began actively erupting last week, more than a thousand people have been evacuated, and at least 26 homes have been destroyed. The lowering of the lava lake at the volcano "has raised the ...More..

May sorry for helping send Abdul Hakim Belhaj to Gaddafi's torture chamber
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

May sorry for helping send Abdul Hakim Belhaj to Gaddafi's torture chamber

The renditions happened at the height of the USA -led "war on terror", and at a time when Britain was trying to improve relations with Gadhafi, a former global pariah who had recently renounced weapons of mass...More..

Sindh budget 2018-19 worth Rs 1.144 trillion unveiled
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Sindh budget 2018-19 worth Rs 1.144 trillion unveiled

Pakistan Peoples Party has presented the annual budget for Sindh province for the 6th consecutive year. The budget session was chaired by Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani and was witnessed by the US Counsel General...More..

State Paid No Ransom for US Prisoners Freed From North Korea
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

State Paid No Ransom for US Prisoners Freed From North Korea

On the USA relationship with North Korea , Trump declared, "We're starting off on a new footing". Trump announced on Twitter that he will meet with Kim on June 12 in Singapore . "Very important to me", Mr...More..

ISIS IN RUINS: Trump Announces Capture of 'Five Most Wanted' ISIS Leaders
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

ISIS IN RUINS: Trump Announces Capture of 'Five Most Wanted' ISIS Leaders

The Times reports the operation took three months and was a joint mission between Iraqi and American intelligence. After being interrogated by American and Iraqi intelligence agents, the ISIS official lur...More..

Woman stoned to death by Islamist terror group
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Woman stoned to death by Islamist terror group

Al-Shabab, an Islamic group based in Somalia, stoned a woman accused engaging in polygamy to death on Wednesday, the group's radio arm, Andalus, reported. The courts it has set up do not allow legal representat...More..

Korea, Japan and China Pledge Joint Efforts for N. Korea's Denuclearization
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Korea, Japan and China Pledge Joint Efforts for N. Korea's Denuclearization

At the start of the 75-minute meeting, Abe said, "Japan, China and South Korea must cooperate with the worldwide community and strongly ask North Korea to take specific action" toward denuclearization, namely a...More..

Man charged after trying to 'barbecue all the child molesters'
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Man charged after trying to 'barbecue all the child molesters'

According to Fox 8 , 50-year-old Jorge Porto-Sierra confessed to police that he arrived to the Friendly Village Inn to "barbecue all the child molesters on fire and kill them". Porto-Sierra is accused of breaki...More..

Pop icon Christina Aguilera heading to St. Louis for Liberation tour
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Pop icon Christina Aguilera heading to St. Louis for Liberation tour

Petersburg, Fla. Tickets are $89.50-$199.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 18. She will also be performing "Fall in Line", her newly announced duet with Demi Lovato , at the Billboard Music Awards o...More..

Scientist wants to end his own life because he's 104
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Scientist wants to end his own life because he's 104

The 104-year-old Australian scientist who has travelled to Switzerland to end his life with medical assistance hopes that his highly publicised move will change the thinking about euthanasia. "My abilities have...More..

Trump Signs Executive Order Boosting Military Spouse Employment
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Trump Signs Executive Order Boosting Military Spouse Employment

But that is going to change, he added. Trump said the order will ensure military spouses receive greater access to federal jobs and will encourage businesses throughout the country to "expand opportunities fo...More..

Fake voter I-card row: Modi asks voters not to forgive Cong
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Fake voter I-card row: Modi asks voters not to forgive Cong

Earlier in the day, addressing an election rally in Karnataka , Modi wondered whether the country would ever accept such an "immature and naamdar (famous)" leader for the post. He said he'll make a young tea...More..

Trial of United States pastor on terror charges resumed in Turkey
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Trial of United States pastor on terror charges resumed in Turkey

Turkish soldiers stand guard at the entrance of the Aliaga court and prison complex, during the trial of United States pastor Andrew Brunson, held on charges of aiding terror groups, in Aliaga, north of Izmir...More..

Geena Davis and Dr. Reza Jarrahy Divorcing After 16 Years of Marriage
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Geena Davis and Dr. Reza Jarrahy Divorcing After 16 Years of Marriage

According to the tabloid, Jarrahy wants spousal support and joint legal and physical custody. Jarrahy reportedly cited irreconcilable differences and stated November 15, 2017, as their date of separation. "It...More..

NZ boosts aid to Pacific by $700 million
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

NZ boosts aid to Pacific by $700 million

New Zealand's aid support for multilateral and humanitarian agencies has declined over the past nine years and sits well below worldwide averages, the government said in a statement . where the money would g...More..