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Late-Night Hosts Tear Into Trump's 'Horrific' Boy Scouts Jamboree Speech

Late-Night Hosts Tear Into Trump's 'Horrific' Boy Scouts Jamboree Speech Trump invited two of his administration officials onto the stage during his speech: Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price . How did the BSA react? Although many called on the Boy Scouts of America to condemn the president's speech and to apologise for exposing their sons to it, the organisation stopped well short of that, describing itself in a st... [Full Article...]

EU Launches Proceedings Against Poland Over Judicial Reform

EU Launches Proceedings Against Poland Over Judicial Reform Unless one is given to the EU's satisfaction within a month, the commission warned it may trigger Article 7 of the European Union charter, the never-before-used provision that allows individual members to be stripped of their voting rights. [Full Article...]

Kashmir shuts down to protest Hurriyat arrests

Kashmir shuts down to protest Hurriyat arrests National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested seven Hurriyat leaders, six persons from Srinagar and one from New Delhi , in money laundering case. A special court on Tuesday granted the NIA 10-day custody of seven Kashmiri separatists, saying that it will enable the agency to interrogate them to unearth the complete conspiracy. [Full Article...]

Europe concerned at impact of U.S. energy sanctions on Russian Federation

Both the Obama administration and the Trump administration have argued that this restricts the Presidents ability to negotiate a settlement of the Ukrainian conflict , as lifting codified sanctions has proven very hard in the past. The note further states that the EU's primary focus should be on seeking "a public or written reassurance" from the Trump administration that it will "not apply ... [Full Article...]

Trump says Syrian rebel aid program was 'dangerous and wasteful'

Trump says Syrian rebel aid program was 'dangerous and wasteful' Mr. Trump was reported to have made the decision almost a month ago, after an Oval office meeting with Central Intelligence Agency director mike Pompeo and national security adviser H R McMaster. I certainly think that what he's done to that country ( Syria ) and to humanity is frightful. In April, the USA military abruptly fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian air base in retaliation for a... [Full Article...]

Diesel drivers face nationwide tax rises to help fund air pollution crackdown

Diesel drivers face nationwide tax rises to help fund air pollution crackdown The government will also make more than 200 million pounds, or $260 million, available for local governments to take short-term action, such as retrofitting buses, to reduce air pollution . From 2040, drivers will be able to buy electric vehicles only - ending the near 150-year reign of the internal combustion engine. Mr Gove told the BBC that diesel scrappage schemes are not the Government... [Full Article...]

Ravens confirm Kenneth Dixon out for season

Ravens confirm Kenneth Dixon out for season The Baltimore Ravens will reportedly sign Rainey after sophomore running back Kenneth Dixon , who is suspended the first four games of the regular season for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy, suffered a torn meniscus in his knee. [Full Article...]

Lebanon Is Fighting A Group That Has Seats In Its Government

Lebanon Is Fighting A Group That Has Seats In Its Government Hezbollah was a "menace" from within to the Lebanese people and the region, Mr Trump added. "Our approach supporting the humanitarian needs of displaced Syrian citizens as close to their home country as possible is the best way to help most people", Trump said in the Rose Garden on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

North Korea to launch missile on Victory Day

North Korea to launch missile on Victory Day The Pentagon's Defense Intelligence Agency , according to The Washington Post , assesses that the North will be able to field a reliable , nuclear-armed long-range ballistic missile as early as next year, much sooner than analysts initially expected. [Full Article...]

Father arrested for abandoning newborn in strip mall parking lot

Father arrested for abandoning newborn in strip mall parking lot Mitchell was treated for injuries he sustained in the collision at the North Bay Medical Center . However, investigators say the testing revealed a condition that resulted in the infant being life-flighted to another hospital for treatment. [Full Article...]

5 hurt in Swiss chainsaw attack

5 hurt in Swiss chainsaw attack The attack happened inside an office building on a shopping street in the centre of Schaffhausen, a medieval town of 36,000 inhabitants on the German border, police said. Insurer CSS spokeswoman Christina Wettstein told Blick the two were undergoing medical operations after the Monday morning attack and she doesn't know how they are doing. [Full Article...]

BBCI: Brain disease affects 99% of National Football League players, finds research

BBCI: Brain disease affects 99% of National Football League players, finds research What did the study find? Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) - a neurodegenerative brain disease - was found in almost all of the donated brains of National Football League (NFL) players examined in a new study by the Journal of the American Medical Association . [Full Article...]

On hot mic, Collins calls duel-invoking congressman 'huge' and 'unattractive'

On hot mic, Collins calls duel-invoking congressman 'huge' and 'unattractive' Rep. Blake Farenthold , R-Texas, she would, "beat the (expletive) out of him". WASHINGTON - Blake Farenthold would seem to have little to fear - except from a certain "female senator from the northeast" who was inadvertently recorded commenting on his looks, which she found wanting. [Full Article...]

Mumbai building collapse: Toll rises to 12, 11 hurt

When the rescue operations were going on fire brigade officer said 30-40 persons were still feared trapped. "The civic body's control room received a call at around 10:43 am about the accident", Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) fire brigade department chief P.S. [Full Article...]

Red Sox drop series opener 4-0 in Seattle

He tossed 7 scoreless innings of four-hit ball, notching ten strikeouts. Ben Gamel tripled to right field and came in when Guillermo Heredia reached on a fielder's choice. Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe reports that the Red Sox are calling up third base prospect Rafael Devers . To make room on the roster for Devers, the Red Sox optioned RHP Kyle Martin to Triple-A Pawtucket and transferred LHP... [Full Article...]

In Sonia Gandhi's presence, Congress MPs tear official Lok Sabha papers; suspended

In Sonia Gandhi's presence, Congress MPs tear official Lok Sabha papers; suspended Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended the six Congress MPs, G Gogoi, KSuresh, Adhiranjan Chowdhary, Ranjeet Ranjan, Sushmita Dev and MK Raghavan. With six Congress MPs being suspended from the Lok Sabha for unruly behavior, Janata Dal (United) leader Harivansh on Tuesday asserted that suspension was not enough and that more stringent punishment is necessary. [Full Article...]

John McCain Returning to Senate for Health Care Vote

John McCain Returning to Senate for Health Care Vote After months of planning, debating and legislating, much of it behind closed doors, the Senate this week has reached the moment when votes will have to be cast. Kentucky conservative Sen. Rand Paul wrote in an op-ed in The Hill on Monday. Trump earlier insisted he would not want the Senators to leave Washington , D.C. [Full Article...]

Saudi, allies blacklist 'terrorist' Yemeni, Qatari groups

Saudi, allies blacklist 'terrorist' Yemeni, Qatari groups The designations come despite increased pressure from the USA secretary of state to begin lifting the boycott of Qatar and engage in talks to resolve the crisis. The Kuwaiti citizen named in the new list, Hamid Hamad Al Ali, is also on USA and United Nations terror sanctions lists, although it did not state whether he was based in Qatar. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump blocks model Chrissy Teigen on Twitter

Donald Trump blocks model Chrissy Teigen on Twitter According to the Daily Mail , President Trump blocked Chrissy after Teigen responded to a tweet from President Trump that accused Republicans of not protecting their president. Apparently Teigen's words were too much for POTUS to handle-because he just blocked her on Twitter. If you go back to my old ones [tweets] I was like "you're the f-- worst" many years ago. [Full Article...]

UK Parents Withdraw Legal Action Over Sick Baby

Charlie, who suffers from mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome (MDDS), is now being cared for at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London . 3 May: Charlie's parents ask Court of Appeal judges to consider the case. Below is the full statement issued in the High Court on Tuesday afternoon on behalf of the hospital (GOSH). So far as GOSH is aware, invasive ventilation is only provided in a hos... [Full Article...]


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