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Syrian monitor: At least 12 killed in presumed US-led strike

Syrian monitor: At least 12 killed in presumed US-led strike Reports that Iranians were killed in Thursday's strike are "a sheer lie and quite baseless", the official IRNA news agency quoted an unnamed military official as saying . The US warning comes weeks after a similar attack on a de-escalation zone in northeastern Syria held by US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces that mostly comprises of YPG militants - the Syrian offshoot of the PKK terror orga... [Full Article...]

Two injured in IN school shooting, suspect arrested

Two injured in IN school shooting, suspect arrested I don't know how they'll go back to school". Higgins said her son was shaken up but knew little about what happened. Hundreds of parents are packed in the auditorium waiting to pick up their children. "Our thoughts are with all those affected by this awful situation", Holcomb said. Indiana's Senate Democrats issued a statement in response to Friday's school shooting expressing their condolences ... [Full Article...]

North, South Korea Leaders Meet Over Trump

North, South Korea Leaders Meet Over Trump The surprise meeting highlighted Moon's efforts to get the historic summit back on track, and showed inter-Korea relations are in a far better state than those between Washington and Pyongyang . Moon then walked inside and shook hands with Kim Jong Un and posed for a photo in front of a large landscape painting, video clips show. North Korea has conducted six nuclear tests since 2006 and ... [Full Article...]

Republicans Invite Trump Lawyer to Super Secret Meeting

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee looked at this set of facts, and concluded that Trump's allegations of malfeasance were so alarming and well-founded, those charges justified forcing the FBI to out its informant , demanding investigators disclose sensitive information about their ongoing investigation in a classified briefing - and inviting the president's lawyer to attend said... [Full Article...]

Official tally shows big win for abortion rights in Ireland

Official tally shows big win for abortion rights in Ireland An exit poll from Irish broadcaster RTE poll indicated that about 72 percent of women voted "yes" along with about 66 percent of men. The outcome of the case was a Supreme Court ruling that the government should legislate to explicitly acknowledge the right of a woman to access an abortion if she was suicidal, and to delineate precisely when, and how, a woman whose life was endangered through ... [Full Article...]

Cyclone pounds Yemeni island ahead of landfall on Yemen, Oman coast

Cyclone pounds Yemeni island ahead of landfall on Yemen, Oman coast However, the identities of the rescued men were not immediately known. It warned however that heavy rain and strong winds of about 60 kilometers (37 miles) an hour would continue to pummel Dhofar and Al-Wusta provinces, while sea conditions were rough with high tides reaching eight meters (yards). [Full Article...]

Ireland abortion referendum: United Kingdom minister hopes for NI law change

Ireland abortion referendum: United Kingdom minister hopes for NI law change The Irish Times and RTE television exit polls suggest the Irish people have voted to repeal a 1983 constitutional amendment that effectively bans abortions . If the victory is officially confirmed, Ireland's government says it is committed to introducing unrestricted access to abortion for women up to 12 weeks pregnant. [Full Article...]

Putin hints at becoming prime minister again in 2024

Putin hints at becoming prime minister again in 2024 President Vladimir Putin said Thursday Russia regrets U.S. President Donald Trump calling off his summit plans with Kim Jong Un, but hopes dialogue can be resumed and the summit eventually take place. "This was said with regard to Brexit, and we're accused of everything bad". Macron responded on a serious note that France and its allies could stand for themselves. [Full Article...]

S Korea welcomes prospect of 'reignited' US-North Korea talks

S Korea welcomes prospect of 'reignited' US-North Korea talks South Korea, which brokered the talks between Washington and Pyongyang , was caught off guard by President Trump's abrupt cancellation of the summit citing hostility in recent North Korean comments. United States officials have talked about a comprehensive one-shot deal in which North Korea fully eliminates its nukes first and receives rewards later. [Full Article...]

Alberto takes aim at the Gulf Coast

Alberto takes aim at the Gulf Coast Still expect the main impacts for Middle Georgia to be heavy rainfall as Alberto moves closer and makes landfall along the Gulf Coast. The winds will create rip current dangers and hazardous boating conditions. Tropical Storm Watches will continue for parts of the Yucatan, western Cuba and the northern Gulf coast. A subtropical storm has a less defined and cooler center than a tropical storm, ... [Full Article...]

Trump teases that summit with Kim may be back on

Trump teases that summit with Kim may be back on We will soon see where it will lead, hopefully to long and enduring prosperity and peace. But there is also no question that his abrupt decisions-first raising expectations, by so readily and eagerly embracing the prospect of a summit, and then dashing them, with his unexpected withdrawal-do not fit very well into the ponderous, incremental world of worldwide diplomacy. [Full Article...]

'Plan B': Tehran Gives European Powers One Week to Salvage Nuclear Deal

'Plan B': Tehran Gives European Powers One Week to Salvage Nuclear Deal British, Chinese, French, German and Russian officials will try to flesh out with Iran's deputy foreign minister a strategy to save the deal by keeping oil and investment flowing, while circumventing US sanctions that risk hurting the economy. [Full Article...]

Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Says His Parents Aren't Good People

Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Says His Parents Aren't Good People Christina and Mark Rotondo have sent their son Michael five notices between February 2 and March 30 in an effort to toss him from their Camillus home, according to the mom's suit, filed earlier this month in Onondaga County Supreme Court. [Full Article...]

Forecasters predict active hurricane season: 10-16 named storms, 5-9 hurricanes

Forecasters predict active hurricane season: 10-16 named storms, 5-9 hurricanes A system was brewing in the southern Gulf on Thursday that has a 70 per cent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone, the US National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said. One to four of the hurricanes will reportedly reach "major" hurricane status. A vehicle drives on a damaged road in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Humacao, Puerto Rico , on October 2. [Full Article...]

Drug-trafficking grandma sentenced to death in Malaysia

Drug-trafficking grandma sentenced to death in Malaysia Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto , 54, was arrested at a Kuala Lumpur airport in 2014 after she was found carrying 1.1kg (2.4lbs) of crystal methamphetamine . "You have another round of appeal and we wish you luck", Baki said. Sydney grandmother Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto has reportedly been sentenced to death by hanging. [Full Article...]

Trump administration considers tariff on cars

Trump administration considers tariff on cars So what's behind the move? The United States will decide by June 1 whether to impose steel and aluminum tariffs on European Union imports, something which has moved trans-Atlantic relations to the brink of a trade war. Bureau of Labor Statistics. US auto sales fell 2 percent a year ago after hitting a record high in 2016. Those indicators do not suggest an industry in need of protection. [Full Article...]

China Plans Tariff Cut on Wide Range of Consumer Goods

China Plans Tariff Cut on Wide Range of Consumer Goods Speaking at the White House, Trump said United States technology firms have been hurt by a Commerce Department decision that prohibits them from selling components to ZTE. "Both parties have come together today to strongly rebuke ZTE and the administration's soft approach", Schumer said, calling the amendment a "huge" move "in our fight against the Chinese, and we should pass this legislation on... [Full Article...]

Samantha Bee revisits Georgia again, lauding Stacey Abrams, mocking Brian Kemp

Samantha Bee revisits Georgia again, lauding Stacey Abrams, mocking Brian Kemp Abrams is betting she can succeed by abandoning the political playbook of previous Democratic nominees , who ran centrist campaigns aimed at luring back older white voters who had come to favor Republicans . Sure, it will help Abrams if she can limit the margins by which she loses in small-town Georgia. But she could not vote for the BDS bill, she said, for the same reason that other progressive... [Full Article...]

Days 11 Hikes: Petrol And Diesel Prices Rise Once Again

Days 11 Hikes: Petrol And Diesel Prices Rise Once Again Breaching the previous records, petrol and diesel prices in Patna on Wednesday climbed to Rs83.01 and Rs72.99 per litre, respectively. With an increase of 38 paisa per litre for petrol, it is now at Rs. However, in Telangana, the tax rate is 35.02% on Petrol and 27% on Diesel. Among the proposals being discussed is that OMCs, too, should be asked to take a small hit by way of compensating petr... [Full Article...]

Court Case Alleges Zuckerberg set up Fraudulent Scheme to Weaponize Data

Court Case Alleges Zuckerberg set up Fraudulent Scheme to Weaponize Data He added: "Whether it's fake news, foreign interference in elections or developers misusing people's information, we didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibilities. Facebook chief executive Mark apologised to European Union lawmakers on Tuesday and said the company had not done enough to prevent misuse of the social network. [Full Article...]


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