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Komodo dragon bites tourist in Indonesia

Komodo dragon bites tourist in Indonesia Komodo dragon is the largest living species of lizard, growing to a maximum length of 3 metres in rare cases and weighing up to approximately 70 kilograms. In 2013, a guide and a park ranger were attacked by the reptiles on separate occasions. The last reported deadly attack was in 2009 when a fruit-picker was mauled to death by two Komodo dragons. [Full Article...]

Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds

Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds The analysts offering 12 month price targets for The Coca-Cola Company have a median target of $45, with a high estimate of $50 and a low estimate of $39. Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th will be issued a $0.37 dividend. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 13th. [Full Article...]

India test fires nuclear-capable Agni-II missile

India test fires nuclear-capable Agni-II missile Defense sources said the test was aimed at re-establishing the operational effectiveness of the missile system. This was a user trial done by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC), which is a specially raised missile-handling unit of the Indian Army. [Full Article...]

Ahead of cabinet reshuffle, 9 ministers resign from Naveen Patnaik government

Ahead of cabinet reshuffle, 9 ministers resign from Naveen Patnaik government He said the revamp would help the ruling Biju Janata Dal serve the people better. Mr Patnaik will leave for Delhi on Sunday to attend the meeting of chief ministers of Naxal-affected states on Monday. Meanwhile, Patnaik expressed hope that the ministerial reshuffle will attribute towards the growth and development of people of Odisha besides strengthening the party. [Full Article...]

Police injured in clashes with Paris May Day protesters

Police injured in clashes with Paris May Day protesters He said only his En Marche movement could "remake" French politics. Mass rallies took place in Paris to protest against far-right leader Marine Le Pen . Florian Philippot, deputy leader of Le Pen's National Front party, told Radio Classique that the speech was a "nod and a wink" to Fillion's earlier address, created to "launch a real debate" about French identity. [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of 'bio-chemical' plot against Kim Jong Un

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of 'bio-chemical' plot against Kim Jong Un Some of Pyongyang's security officials believe terror cells sponsored by the CIA and South Korea's National Intelligence Service have seeped through the country's borders with plans to kill North Korea's leader with biological weapons. The report further specifies the detail of the attempted assassination on Kim Jong-un, claiming that the "terrorists" had involved a North Korean citizen in their p... [Full Article...]

North Korea: US and South Korea tried to assassinate Kim Jong Un

North Korea: US and South Korea tried to assassinate Kim Jong Un Security Council resolutions. Conspiracy theorists previously accused the Central Intelligence Agency of involvement in the murder of Kim Jong Un's estranged brother, Kim Jong Nam, in February. The US has sent a warship to the region and installed a controversial anti-missile defence system in South Korea. North Korea has accused the US and South Korea of plotting to assassinate Kim Jong... [Full Article...]

World Economic Forum begins in S

World Economic Forum begins in S These thoughts lead into this year's theme of responsive and responsible leadership. "Women and young people are too talented, too important and have too big a contribution to make to the economy and society to be left behind", Oxfam said. "We need to demonstrate the measures we have taken to reduce wastage, corruption and mismanagement". In his view, resources can also be obtained by stemming t... [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Macron picks up endorsement from Hollande

Emmanuel Macron picks up endorsement from Hollande Martin for the second round of the Presidential Election on Saturday, May 6. Ms. Le Pen comes from France's far-right wing party the National Front and is anti-immigration and anti-E.U. Defeated candidates Francois Fillon of the Republicans and Benoit Hamon of the Socialist party have also urged their supporters to vote for the former economics minister and investment banker. [Full Article...]

Death count marches upward to 38 amid Venezuela unrest

Death count marches upward to 38 amid Venezuela unrest With vastly reduced export earnings, the government has slashed imports of foreign food, medicine and other basic necessities in order to divert dwindling reserves to meet foreign debt payments to global finance capital. "This is unsustainable", Capriles said in Wednesday's interview in Caracas . His term ends in early 2019. Maduro says that the opposition is seeking a coup to overthrow the g... [Full Article...]

People Share Republican Health Bill Reactions With #IAmAPreexistingCondition

The difficulty that House GOP leaders had in mustering the votes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, will face Senate Republicans who hold a slim 52-48 majority and thus have little room for defection. [Full Article...]

Charges dropped against teen accused of raping Rockville girl

Charges dropped against teen accused of raping Rockville girl The developments Friday stood in stark contrast to the reports that pushed the case onto the national platform. The two illegal immigrant students were charged with sexual assault of the young girl after she previously accused the two of confronting her in the school hallway and then shoving her into the boys bathroom, where she said they both took turns raping her. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram terrorists release schoolgirls after THREE years of captivity

Look at my sitting posture". Nigeria has made a considerable gain on the Boko Haram front, with its security forces operating in the restive region dislodging the Boko Haram fighters from the Sambisa Forest, the group's largest training camp in the country, in January. [Full Article...]

Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft However, Syrian armed opposition's delegation did not sign the memorandum and stormed out in protest against Iran's participation in the deal. In a press conference following the conclusion of the talks, De Mistura said: "Today in Astana I think we have been able to witness an important promising positive step in the right direction in the process of de-escalation of the conflict". [Full Article...]

At least Six Dead, 24 Wounded In Pakistani-Afghan Border Clashes

According to a statement issued by Pakistan's military, the Afghan border police opened fire at troops, who were providing security to the census staff in southwestern Chaman town, which borders southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. The victim was identified was 17-year-old, the official added. Pakistani Maj. Gen. Sahir Shamshad Mirza asked the Afghan military to ensure its forces stay on t... [Full Article...]

Trump Yanks Tweet Saying It Was 'Honor' To Host Abbas

The meeting , scheduled for May 11 in Sochi, will take place just weeks before Abbas meets for the second time with US President Donald Trump in Bethlehem. But Kushner has strong ties to Israel, and specifically their leader Netanyahu. But President Trump had some markers of his own, demanding that the Palestinian Authority stop payments to Palestinians held in Israel prisons and their fami... [Full Article...]

Abbas Says Talks With Trump Positive, If Short On Specifics

Abbas Says Talks With Trump Positive, If Short On Specifics A number of Trump administration officials have strong ties to Israeli leaders, and the White House has appeared to break from longstanding USA support of a two-state solution. Trump and Abbas appeared friendly but businesslike as they stood at side-by-side lecterns. Despite Abbas' history as a bad actor, PM Netanyahu reserves hope that peace can be achieved. [Full Article...]

Turkey gave less than 1 hour notice before Syria strikes

In a rare rebuke to a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, the US military charged that Turkish airstrikes against a valued USA -backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria came with little warning and could have endangered American advisers. [Full Article...]

North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says

In a statement from the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff, South Korea said it was monitoring the situation and remained "firmly prepared". "The situation prevailing on the Korean Peninsula is so tense that a nuclear war may break out due to the frantic war drills of the USA imperialists and their vassal forces for aggression", Gen. [Full Article...]

China opposes US sanctions on North Korea

The North says the two agencies worked in cahoots with a North Korean citizen and an unnamed terrorist group on the plot, which involved using a "biochemical substance" on Kim, reports the BBC . North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to people attending a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. [Full Article...]


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