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Deadly attack hits Libya electoral commission

Deadly attack hits Libya electoral commission There were no details available on the fate of the assailants. The BBC reports Wednesday's attack was the deadliest the country has seen in years. Emad Sayah, the chief of the Election Commission, said the poll body's database was safe as a backup has been provided "for such eventualities". Libya has been in a state of turmoil since a 2011 civil war resulted in the overthrow of longstanding ... [Full Article...]

North Korea to Release 3 Detained Americans

North Korea to Release 3 Detained Americans South Korea said on Wednesday that USA troops should stay in the country, even if a peace treaty is signed with North Korea . The US President wants to be involved in similar scenes when he becomes the first sitting US President to meet a North Korean leader, the source said. [Full Article...]

Facebook briefly tests feature to identify 'hate speech'

Facebook briefly tests feature to identify 'hate speech' Instead, Facebook began asking by using a yellow "warning" exclamation box and off-set text if every post on users' news feeds contained hate speech. Its launch was described as a "bug". Facebook is holding its "F8" conference on Tuesday, and CEO Mark Zuckberg said he plans "to share more about the work we're doing to keep people safe". [Full Article...]

Telugu Desam twisted Modi's 2014 election speech, says BJP

Telugu Desam twisted Modi's 2014 election speech, says BJP Naidu wondered why the Centre could not fulfil its promise to Andhra Pradesh when it had extended the special category status to 11 other states and given them industrial incentives for 10 years. On April 20, Naidu sacrificed his birthday celebrations and observed a day-long hunger strike - Dharma Porata Deeksha. He alleged that the Prime Minister brazenly betrayed the people of the state and l... [Full Article...]

Labour Day being observed in Pakistan

Labour Day being observed in Pakistan As the country moves toward another election year, Ambode said it was imperative for the labour movement to see itself as a constructive partner of government in ensuring peace and harmony before, during, and after the conduct of the 2019 general elections. [Full Article...]

North Korea nuclear test site to close in May, South Korea says

North Korea nuclear test site to close in May, South Korea says As to the channel's information, these states are included in the short list of possible sites for their meeting. "The US, though inherently hostile to North Korea , will get to know once our talk begins that I am not the kind of person who will use nuclear weapons", Moon's press secretary Yoon Young-chan quoted Kim as saying. [Full Article...]

Another US diplomat hits bikers in Islamabad

Another US diplomat hits bikers in Islamabad Officer Mohammad Yousuf says two motorcyclists were injured when their motorcycle hit the embassy auto Sunday night. An embassy spokesman offered no comment. A case has been registered against chief security officer Taimoor Pirzada at the police station for allegedly helping the diplomat avoid arrest at the hands of the police. [Full Article...]

Armenia protest leader says ruling party to thwart his PM bid

Armenia protest leader says ruling party to thwart his PM bid Student Laura Shahverdyan, 22, said the country was united in its demand that the Republican Party's rule must end. "Get sober until it's too late, because your behaviour could cause a political tsunami". Before the vote, lawmakers grilled Pashinyan during a question-and-answer session. Baghdasarian and Pashinian both indicated that they would take part in negotiations before that vote. [Full Article...]

May Marks The Start Of Severe Weather Season In Colorado

May Marks The Start Of Severe Weather Season In Colorado These storms cold produce some hail, damaging winds and even isolated tornadoes. Ahead of the anticipated storms, agencies tweeted safety information. "Some of those could be super cells, and that's when you see the threat for tornadoes". Stay with Your Local Weather Authority for future updates! But that storm activity was expected to dissipate by the late morning hours. [Full Article...]

Trump Says Mueller's Leaked Questions Don't Involve Collusion. (Actually, They Do.)

Trump Says Mueller's Leaked Questions Don't Involve Collusion. (Actually, They Do.) Special Counsel Robert Mueller is leading a probe into claims of alleged Russian Federation interference in the 2016 United States presidential election and claims that Moscow colluded with President Donald Trump's campaign team to affect the outcome of the vote. [Full Article...]

Kanye Just Crashed the TMZ Newsroom to Say Slavery Was a Choice

Kanye Just Crashed the TMZ Newsroom to Say Slavery Was a Choice Here's a brief summary of all the essentials! "Fear, stress, being controlled, manipulation, being a pawn in a chess [game] of life". Like being a pawn in a chess piece of life. "I'm happy [the breakdown] happened". At one point, Kanye claims that "half the shit Trump does, I don't agree with", to which T.I. responds "What half do you agree with?" Kanye says he lost his confidence in the hos... [Full Article...]

Boston, Get Ready! Amazon to Add 2000 Jobs

Boston, Get Ready! Amazon to Add 2000 Jobs As part of the retail operation, local employees work to enhance the customer experience in areas such as mobile shopping, delivery experience, payment options, and Alexa. Amazon provides employees with highly-competitive pay, benefits, a group RRSP plan, and company stock. The construction of this new facility is expected to generate additional funding for job training programs in Boston. [Full Article...]

More Than 20 Killed in Northeastern Nigeria Bombing

More Than 20 Killed in Northeastern Nigeria Bombing President Muhammadu Buhari, who took office in 2015 with a promise to end Boko Haram's push to create an Islamic state in the northeast, has said he wants to seek another term. Health workers from the hospital mobilised to attend to the victims, despite being on strike over pay and conditions. The explosion occurred today's afternoon at a mosque in Wuro-Burode were worshippers are holding Zuhr (... [Full Article...]

Unprecedented crisis in judiciary says Sonia Gandhi

Unprecedented crisis in judiciary says Sonia Gandhi Congress President Rahul Gandhi accused the saffron party of attacking the country's constitution by allowing this to happen. Sources said that through today's speech, the Gandhi scion had attempted to bridge the gap, in order to indicate to party cadres to not to vilify the Congress leader. [Full Article...]

Lalu Prasad discharged from AIIMS Delhi, RJD cries 'murder conspiracy'

Lalu Prasad discharged from AIIMS Delhi, RJD cries 'murder conspiracy' The medical institute had formed a board comprising senior faculty members from the departments of medicine, surgery and cardiology. AIIMS administration, facing political heat and a raging controversy, issued a statement. Earlier in the day, Congress President Rahul Gandhi dropped in the old private ward of AIIMS to meet Lalu Yadav and the two leaders had a long private conversation. [Full Article...]

Trump Lashes Out on Twitter After John Kelly 'Idiot' Report

Trump Lashes Out on Twitter After John Kelly 'Idiot' Report The report on Monday capped off weeks of what sources have described as a growing disconnect between Kelly and Trump. Officials told NBC Mr Kelly has become undisciplined and indiscreet as chief of staff. General Kelly's handling of domestic violence accusations against former White House staff secretary Rob Porter earlier this year caused consternation among White House staffers, who believ... [Full Article...]

USA waging 'economic war' on Iran: Supreme Leader

USA waging 'economic war' on Iran: Supreme Leader Khamenei charged that the United States is now focused on an economic and cultural war against Iran and that the US Treasury, which oversees sanctions, is now America's "war room". The United States is provoking regional countries against the Islamic republic, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said here on Monday. [Full Article...]

The NRA Didn't Ban Guns At Their Annual Event

The NRA Didn't Ban Guns At Their Annual Event There are new reports that President Donald Trump will join Vice President Mike Pence at this week's National Rifle Association Convention in Dallas. Numerous survivors from the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida are also drawing attention to the hypocrisy of the NRA's decision to keep Pence as a speaker despite the Secret Service's demands. [Full Article...]

Trump says he favors border for NKorea meeting

Trump says he favors border for NKorea meeting On Monday, South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, said he felt the same. North Korean leader Kim has been "very open, and very straightforward so far", Trump continued. The South Koreans also said Kim offered to allow witnesses to the shutdown of a known underground nuclear test site. The Kim-Trump talks will also give other clues as to the real face of a man who, until the Panmunjeom summit, h... [Full Article...]

World's Oldest Spider Dies Aged 43 After Wasp Attack

World's Oldest Spider Dies Aged 43 After Wasp Attack The trapdoor, which researchers dubbed "no. 16", The Telegraph reported , lived in the Central Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. Mason informed that through Barbara's detailed research, they were able to find out that the high longevity of the trapdoor spiders is due to their life-history traits which include how they dwell in uncleared, native bushland, their low metabolism, and their sed... [Full Article...]


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