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Jehovah's Witnesses Declared "Extremists", Banned From Russia

Jehovah's Witnesses Declared Jehovah's Witnesses say the accusations are completely untrue. Participants attend a hearing on the justice ministry request to ban the Jehovah's Witnesses at Russia's Supreme Court in Moscow on April 20, 2017 . The Jehovah's Witnesses group was founded in the United States in the 19th century. He said he feared that members of the group could face prosecution if they continued to gather and ... [Full Article...]

Russia, US in spat over United Nations condemnation of N. Korea

Russia, US in spat over United Nations condemnation of N. Korea Council statements require a consensus among all 15 members. Russian Federation wanted to include language contained in a previous resolution stressing the need to achieve a solution through dialogue, council diplomats said. China is North Korea's closest ally. Tensions have risen after U.S. President Donald Trump took a hard rhetorical line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , who has re... [Full Article...]

USA takes best shot at landing FIFA World Cup with joint bid

USA takes best shot at landing FIFA World Cup with joint bid Speaking at the event, held at the One World Observatory inside Manhattan's One World Trade Center, Gulati said the initial proposal calls for the United States , which had originally considered bidding alone, to stage 60 games in the newly expanded 48-country, 80-game tournament, with Canada and Mexico hosting ten games each. [Full Article...]

Fox News dumps Bill O'Reilly over harassment claims

O'Reilly could be totally innocent but when advertisers abandon ship, it's over. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). A poster featuring Bill O'Reilly is displayed at the News Corp. "After a thorough and careful review of allegations against him, the Company and Bill O'Reilly have agreed that Mr. O'Reilly will not return to the Fox News Channel", the statement said. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation used controversial dossier in Russia-Trump probe

Federal Bureau of Investigation used controversial dossier in Russia-Trump probe Page has fervently denied accusations of wrongdoing in his contacts with Russian officials, making several cable news appearances last week to defend his actions. Page has denied the information contained in the dossier. Then-candidate Trump cited Page a year ago in an interview as one of his advisers on national security matters. [Full Article...]

Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons But officials at Pentagon are believed to be unsure how North Korea would respond if U.S. the shoots down a test missile. Ministry official Kim Chang Min also said in the interview in Pyongyang that the United Nations , the Security Council and big countries ignored South Korean missile launches and Japanese surveillance satellites. [Full Article...]

Will run govt without interference of Sasikala family: AIADMK committee

Rebel AIADMK leader and former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday described the ministers' revolt against the rival Amma faction leader TTV Dhinakaran as the "first success" of his " dharma yudh " against V K Sasikala. Palaniswami as Chief Minister. So definitely they will claim that they have support. "We will run the party and the government", Jayakumar said. Earlier in the day, spe... [Full Article...]

McCain: Russia cooperated with Syria in chemical attack

McCain: Russia cooperated with Syria in chemical attack Gabriel is on a two-day official visit in Serbia. Albania was one of the first countries willing to recognize Kosovo's independence, of which about 114 worldwide now do. Vucic has dismissed the allegations. Counterterrorism cooperation of Serbia and United States can prove to be of vital importance, U.S. Senator John McCain said at a joint press conference with Serbia's incumbent prime minister ... [Full Article...]

UK police investigating acid attack at London club; 12 hurt

UK police investigating acid attack at London club; 12 hurt None of the injuries were life-threatening. TWO Australian sisters have been caught up in a terrifying acid attack at a popular London nightclub. Mangle Club have said in a statement that they are now cooperating with the investigation by Metro Police, but are not at liberty to comment on the incident at this stage. [Full Article...]

Two people killed during anti-government protests in Venezuela

A demonstrator throws a tear gas canister back at the police during a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on April 19, 2017. Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro called on Venezuelans to take to the streets on Wednesday for what they dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist leader. [Full Article...]

Monaco will stay true to attacking style - Jardim

Dortmund's No.7 won a team-high five take-ons and created two chances, including his assist for Marco Reus' goal early in the second half - a powerful run from deep and ideal square which sealed his sixth Champions League assist of the campaign - behind only Neymar (eight). [Full Article...]

China to gather friends for big summit on New Silk Road

China to gather friends for big summit on New Silk Road The May 14-15 summit is seen as a measure of China's worldwide prestige at a time when Xi has positioned China as a rising outward-looking regional power, and as questions have arisen over President Donald Trump's commitment to maintaining the United States' traditional global leadership. [Full Article...]

British Prime Minister Calls Snap Election

British Prime Minister Calls Snap Election What is a snap election? . British prime ministers used to have the power to call elections at will, but the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, passed in 2011, makes things more complicated. We get answers to your questions after Theresa May called a surprise general election, taking place in seven weeks. The country is coming together, but Westminster is not. [Full Article...]

Everything Trump has said about releasing his tax returns

Everything Trump has said about releasing his tax returns On Saturday, thousands of our Colorado neighbors took to the streets to demand the release of President Donald Trump's tax returns. Throughout the country, in Seattle, the District of Columbia, Florida and New York City, protesters called on Mr Trump to release his personal tax returns as part of a nationwide Tax March. [Full Article...]

Iraq opens new Tigris bridge escape route for people fleeing Mosul

Iraqi Federal Police forces "are engaged in hard, house-to-house clashes with ISIS fighters inside the Old City", a media officer from these units told Reuters. On Friday, the army dismantled makeshift bridges linking the two parts of Mosul due to heavy rain, forcing residents leaving Iraq's second-largest city to use small boats. [Full Article...]

Trump on North Korea: 'I Don't Want to Telegraph What I'm Doing'

If state TV is a guide, his tough talk on North Korea's nuclear program and decision to despatch a naval strike force to the region appear to have buried any Russian hopes that he might intervene less in foreign affairs than his predecessors. [Full Article...]

Turkish Referendum Vote Challenged

Speaking to a rally of supporters in Ankara on Monday he said that some European countries had opposed him winning the referendum more than members of the Turkish opposition. Turkey's main opposition began a battle on Tuesday to annul a referendum handing President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers, while the bar association and an worldwide monitor said an illegal move by electoral authorit... [Full Article...]

Turkey's Referendum Marks 'Clean Break' With EU Membership Bid

Turkey's Referendum Marks 'Clean Break' With EU Membership Bid Responding to the results, Erdogan said Turkey had made a historic decision in backing an executive presidential system, adding that the "Yes" camp had secured 25 million referendum votes, 1.3 million ahead of "No". The opposition has been particularly incensed by a last-minute move from the YSK to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp. [Full Article...]

Canadian dairy farmers being 'very unfair' to US counterparts, Trump rails

That's almost double the value exported to Canada, the country's second biggest export market, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Trade Representative and Acting Ag Secretary about the milk pricing problem. "Can we renegotiate and get a better NAFTA deal?" "Unfortunately, it appears that while US processors were making multi-million dollar investments to meet the growing... [Full Article...]

'Don't get carried away and make untoward remarks': Modi to partymen

'Don't get carried away and make untoward remarks': Modi to partymen BJP president Amit Shah is set to return to Odisha to hold booth-level meetings of BJP workers. Noting that Modi had worked hard and translated his words into action, it said: "The BJP calls upon the people of our country to take a pledge to form a government under the leadership of Narendra Modi in 2019 in order to have the continuity of development and welfare policies for all". [Full Article...]


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