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New Zealand's ruling National ahead in early counting- electoral commission

New Zealand's ruling National ahead in early counting- electoral commission The Green Party typically aligns with the liberal Labour Party. Without an outright majority, National would have to form a coalition with another party to remain in power. A record 1.2 million ballots were cast before the day of the election, accounting for about a third of the 3.3 million New Zealanders enrolled to vote. [Full Article...]

Emma Stone has been in therapy for 'anxiety' since she was 7

Emma Stone has been in therapy for 'anxiety' since she was 7 I don't know if I will ever tour again. Ten years ago, you'd be hard pressed to find a celebrity who was willing to talk as candidly about their mental health as many stars do today. "When I was younger". "I'd curl up on the couch backstage at the Second City and [say] don't talk to me [until] I hear my cue". This is not the first time Stone has spoken about her problems with anxiety; she wa... [Full Article...]

US And Allies Drop Live Bombs In Retaliation To North Korean Missile

US And Allies Drop Live Bombs In Retaliation To North Korean Missile We can understand if it is now ultra-sensitive to a nuclear threat at this time and may take action on its own. South Korea officially played them down, while some politicians anxious that Trump's words signalled a loss of influence for Seoul . [Full Article...]

Rohingyas Illegal Immigrants, Not Refugees: Rajnath Singh

Rohingyas Illegal Immigrants, Not Refugees: Rajnath Singh India's government said Monday that it has evidence there are extremists who pose a threat to the country's security among the Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar and settled in many Indian cities. "Some of the Rohingyas with militant background are also found to be very active in Jammu, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mewat and have been identified as having a very serious and potential threat to the... [Full Article...]

S.Korea to offer $8mn aid to N.Korea

S.Korea to offer $8mn aid to N.Korea That missile traveled some 3,700 km, stoking concern in Tokyo and putting the USA territory of Guam, home to key American military bases, easily within the North's crosshairs. That same day the US and South Korea flew eight fighter jets and two bombers over the Korean peninsula as a show of force, according to a South Korean defense ministry statement. [Full Article...]

Calcutta HC lifts Bengal ban on Durga idol immersion

Calcutta HC lifts Bengal ban on Durga idol immersion In a high-level meeting, the state government on Friday, decided the puja committees will have to seek prior police permission before idol immersion on October 1. Mamata Banerjee had angrily reacted to the Calcutta High Court's verdict on Durga idol immersion on Thrusday. "He advised the state government not to approach the apex court on technical grounds". [Full Article...]

Australia prime minister says 50 refugees will soon go to US

Australia prime minister says 50 refugees will soon go to US Refugee Action Coalition spokesman Ian Rintoul, an Australia-based advocate, said refugees in the camps were "a bit surprised" by the news that decisions were pending. Australia would need to make alternative arrangements should the bulk of the 800 men still be there by that deadline. "It seems there had been some discriminatory selection", he said. [Full Article...]

Bibi Meets Trump at the UN, Proceeds to Immediately Troll Obama

Bibi Meets Trump at the UN, Proceeds to Immediately Troll Obama He also ruled out the idea of renegotiating the pact. "I have decided", he repeated three times. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday had the highest-level encounter between the U.S. "But I think Jordan will always stand beside you and your country". "The nuclear deal was overwhelmingly applauded by the worldwide community and endorsed as part of Resolution 2231 adopted by the ... [Full Article...]

White House Denies Trump Apologized to Erdogan Over Attack on DC Protesters

White House Denies Trump Apologized to Erdogan Over Attack on DC Protesters On May 16, 2017 Erdo─čan's security detail had been caught in video footage viciously beating up protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C., during an official visit to the US. Shortly thereafter, video shows one individual being hit repeatedly by members of the crowd as he is led out of the ballroom. He went on to call the demonstrators " terrorists ". [Full Article...]

Trump turns to sanctions, diplomacy on North Korea

Trump turns to sanctions, diplomacy on North Korea Noting that the recently adopted UN Security Council resolution was a strong move from the worldwide community, Abe emphasized the need for even stronger measures, while supporting Trump's executive order expanding USA sanctions on North Korea. [Full Article...]

At the UN, Secretary Tillerson Meets His Iranian Counterpart

At the UN, Secretary Tillerson Meets His Iranian Counterpart The North has virtually closed the door to a diplomatic resolution, said Evans Revere, a former senior State Department official who participated in unofficial talks with North Korean officials in Switzerland this month. Rouhani also told reporters that Iran has never sought a nuclear weapon, but raised the possibility that Iran could one day enrich uranium for energy purposes. [Full Article...]

Election officials: Russian hackers probed Oklahoma system

Election officials: Russian hackers probed Oklahoma system Wisconsin Elections Commission administrator Michael Haas says the attempted hack had no effect on Wisconsin's systems or the outcome of the election. The majority of the efforts found by DHS were scanning, but not breaches, and the officials stressed that there was "no evidence of any impact to voting anywhere", the news release said. [Full Article...]

Rouhani defends Iran nuclear deal against rogue newcomers

US President Donald Trump called the deal an embarrassment during his first speech at the United Nations on Tuesday. Rouhani said Trump's "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric filled with ridiculously baseless allegations" and was unfit to be heard at the United Nations, which was established to promote peace and respect between nations. [Full Article...]

Spain police raid Catalan government headquarters amid independence row

Spain police raid Catalan government headquarters amid independence row Christine St-Pierre, Quebec's worldwide relations minister, would only say the actions of the Spanish government are "probably not the best thing to do". It gave no details on the number of agents involved. Carles Puigdemont appeared with members of his cabinet following several arrests in an ongoing operation by Civil Guard agents. [Full Article...]

World's richest female billionaire dies aged 94

World's richest female billionaire dies aged 94 The case ended with a 2011 ruling that she was unable to look after her vast fortune, as she suffered from dementia, and had been exploited by celebrity photographer Francois-Marie Banier. The charges against Sarkozy were dropped in October 2013 due to lack of evidence. In addition to playing a key role in L'Oreal, Andre Bettencourt later served as a government minister under president Charles d... [Full Article...]

Autopsy Finds NFL Murderer Aaron Hernandez Had Severe Case of 'CTE'

Autopsy Finds NFL Murderer Aaron Hernandez Had Severe Case of 'CTE' Shayanna Jenkins, Hernandez's girlfriend and the mother of his daughter, stood beside Baez as he made the announcement. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Boston on Thursday claims that the team and league deprived Avielle Hernandez of the companionship of her father. [Full Article...]

N. Korean ambassador skips Trump's United Nations speech

N. Korean ambassador skips Trump's United Nations speech If Trump's bombastic rhetoric was meant to puff him up on the world stage, his characteristic insistence on enumerating his self-proclaimed accomplishments left him looking small. On Sunday, he warned of imminent danger from Pyongyang. If diplomacy fails, she says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "will take care of it". He said world leaders "cannot abide" by the agreement if it "provides cover"... [Full Article...]

France's far-right FN vice president quits over internal disputes

France's far-right FN vice president quits over internal disputes In this Sunday March 23, 2014 file photo, French far right party vice-president and candidate for the March 2014 municipal elections, Florian Philippot , leaves a booth to vote for the municipal elections, in Forbach, eastern France . But with the creation of his association, "there was a strategy to raise tensions ..." Party secretary-general Nicolas Bay said on France Info radio Thursday tha... [Full Article...]

Rohingya Muslims are not 'refugees': Rajnath Singh

Rohingya Muslims are not 'refugees': Rajnath Singh Communal tensions remain high across Rakhine where raids by Rohingya militants at the end of last month sparked a massive army crackdown, driving more than 420,000 people into Bangladesh in what the United Nations has called a campaign of "ethnic cleansing". [Full Article...]

North Korea: UN trying to 'exterminate' us

North Korea: UN trying to 'exterminate' us Cho Myung-gyon, South Korea's unification minister, said the government had "consistently said we would pursue humanitarian aid for North Korea in consideration of the poor conditions there among children and pregnant women". A pair of Air Force bombers and four stealth fighter jets conducted the live-fire training mission over the Korean Peninsula, the US military's Pacific Command reported . [Full Article...]


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