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Three police officers killed by bomb blast in Indonesia


The police have yet to determine the cause of the blast but photos and videos from the scene that circulated shortly after showed pieces of bloodied human flesh and dismembered body parts, including a limb and what appeared to be a severed head at the bus stop. Read More »

Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks


President Donald Trump: "I extend my deepest condolences to those so terribly injured in this terrorist attack and to the many killed and the families, so many families, of the victims". Trump says he is "truly hopeful that America can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace and bringing new hope the region and its people". Ahead of his visit to the Middle East , the second leg of a nine-day tour that began in Saudi Arabia and will move on to the Vatican, Italy and Belgium, ... Read More »

Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

Democrats in the House are demanding action over former national security adviser Michael Flynn , who reportedly lied about his foreign connections to obtain security clearance. Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn allegedly misled the Pentagon on his ties to Russian Federation. Flynn was sacked by Trump 24 days into his stint as national security adviser over his contacts with Russian diplomat Sergei Kislyak in December - discussions the president said he failed to disclose ... Read More »

China calls for new talks with North Korea on nukes

China's imports from North Korea fell in April to a near three-year low, data showed Tuesday, as Beijing faces calls to put more economic pressure on its nuclear-armed ally. Calling the provocations "an enormous global threat", he said "the worldwide community must not leave this total defiance of the Security Council unanswered". Read More »

White House doesn't dispute Trump called Comey a 'nut job' to Russians

Former FBI Director James Comey will get to tell his side of the story behind his abrupt firing - agreeing to testify in a public session at the Senate Intelligence Committee. On Wednesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to be special counsel overseeing the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Read More »

Rouhani says Iran to live in peace with world


Rouhani, long known as a cautious and mild-mannered establishment insider, reinvented himself as a bold champion of reform during the election campaign, which culminated on Friday in victory with more than 57 percent of the vote. The entrenched interests of powerful factions in Iran, however, will also continue to stand in the way of major reform . It's unlikely relations will ever be as warm as they were between former President Barack Obama and Rouhani, as the two even once shared a ... Read More »

Elderly Venezuelans clash with police in opposition march


The nationwide anti-government demonstrations launched 45 days ago have turned violent in some cases, with the toll now standing at 39 dead, hundreds injured and more than 2,000 people arrested. But the main protests have still been in middle-class areas. Outside the capital, there were reports of clashes between protesters and national guardsmen in Colon, in western Venezuelan near the border with Colombia. Read More »

OPEC considers nine-month extension in output cut

Pradhan also discussed the effects of the production cut of 1.8 million barrels per day by OPEC and non-OPEC countries on the global oil scenario. Then in December, non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation agreed to reduce their own output by 558,000bpd. Read More »

S Carolina's unemployment rate drops slightly to 4.3 percent

The state's 3.5 percent unemployment rate "tells us that we are on the right track in terms of implementing conservative policies that spur job creation and put Arkansans to work", Gov. The rates in Arkansas (3.5 percent), Colorado (2.3 percent), and OR (3.7 percent) set new state lows in April. Humboldt County ranked 14th for the lowest unemployment rate for all 58 counties in the state in April, according to the latest data. Read More »

Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

Trump will arrive from Riyadh on Air Force One just before noon at Ben Gurion airport, accompanied by his wife, Melania, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared, before flying by helicopter to Jerusalem . It will be Trump's second visit with Abbas in three weeks. On Saturday, Erekat warned that moving the American embassy would end the "peace" process between the occupying regime of Israel and the Palestinians. Read More »

Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an FBI director

Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey on May 9. Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced Thursday he will resign from Congress next month, saying a "mid-life crisis" had compelled him to step away from his chairmanship of the House Oversight Committee just as it is poised to investigate President Donald Trump's firing of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Read More »

Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners

Some 843 prisoners are still on hunger strike. Daily protests in solidarity with the hunger strike have been met with violent and often deadly repression by the Israeli military and heavily armed settlers. The Ma'an News Agency quoted an Israeli military spokeswoman as saying that she was unsure whether security forces had detained the shooter. They were all treated at the scene. Read More »

Syrian Army confirms US strike on military convoy

This "flagrant aggression launched by the global coalition exposes the falsity of its allegation about fighting terrorism and undoubtedly demonstrates the reality of the Zionist-American project in the region", the Syrian official said. According to Russian officials on Friday, the new USA strike undermines anti-terrorism efforts in the region. "We're not increasing our role in the Syrian civil war, but we will defend our troops, and that is a coalition element made up of more than just USA ... Read More »

Journalist Javier Valdez Shot To Death In Mexico

Self-censorship as a survival mechanism is common, leading to news blackouts on sensitive topics. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto condemned the slaying in a tweet, and expressed condolences to Cárdenas' family. Valdez, 50 years old and married with two children, was always conscious of the risks he faced. "One must beware of everything and everyone". "The state must protect journalists". Read More »

Hamilton sees off Vettel in enthralling Barcelona battle

Max Verstappen learned just how fickle fortune can be on Sunday when he crashed out on the opening lap of the Spanish Grand Prix. Fernando Alonso got his McLaren through to the checkered flag for the first time this season. "It was just the rawest fight that I can remember having for some real time", Hamilton said. "It was definitely close but as I said that is how racing should be. Read More »

PSNI treating death of woman in Co Fermanagh as murder


A woman who was brutally killed as a part of an apparentapparent murder-suicide in Co Fermanagh has been described as "a truly lovely person" who was "completely devoted" to her son. "Concepta's life matters - she was a smart, amusing caring woman". "How do we stop more women being added to the list?" Sports clubs and music groups throughout Co Fermanagh also paid tribute to the popular local woman. Read More »

Barcelona and Madrid win as title race goes to final round

Barca should at least force the title race to the last day of the season by compounding more misery on the end of Quique Setien's time at Las Palmas . And they finally got back in the game through Jovetic's neat finish from outside the box three minutes into the second-half. The Brazilian worldwide, who is among the global superstars of the game, has been consistently linked with a move away from Camp Nou in recent months and latest developments could add further fuel to that. Read More »

BJP accuses Kerala government of unleashing violence


However, sources said the vehicle was taken on rent by the assailants and the owner and the driver were not involved in the murder. Kannur: Three men, including the main suspect Rinish, have been arrested by the police in connection with the murder of RSS activist Choorakkattu Biju here recently. Read More »

Trump lawyers: Documents show no undisclosed Russian income


The assessment comes amid a mushrooming crisis for the Trump team as questions swirl over why the president fired his FBI director, who was overseeing an investigation into Russian election meddling and possible connections between Trump campaign associates and Russia previous year. Read More »

Pakistani police: 15 killed in bombing that wounded lawmaker


A powerful bomb struck in the town of Mastung on Friday, targeting the convoy of the deputy leader of the senate, Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, who was lightly wounded in the attack. Geo News quoted Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) leader Maulana Abdul Malik, as saying that Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri had been injured in the incident. Read More »

GSEB HSC Class 12 science stream 2017 results 2017 declared


HSC Class 12 science stream results 2017 have been declared on May 11, today. In Class 12 Science exam, out of a total of 1, 41,370 registered candidates, only 1, and 38,252 appeared for the same. The Board Conducts two exams Main SSC (Secondary School Certificate ) and HSC (Higher Secondary School Certificate). Result will be displayed. The HSC includes four semester exams. Read More »

Gold futures rise slightly as equities traded lower


Gold futures fell to an eight-week low, as investor sentiment shifted towards riskier assets amid a slump in the so-called "fear index", The VIX volatility index, to a 11-year low. "The market is to an increasing extent pricing in a June rate hike, pushing United States yields higher and the dollar higher". But ING analyst Hamza Khan said steady demand for physical gold in China and India and increased buying from central banks, particularly in China and Russian Federation, would support ... Read More »

Charlie Nicholas states his prediction for Man United v Celta Vigo


Due to that, there are questions over Rooney's future and whether he will be sold this summer but speaking to the press ahead of Celta Vigo, Rooney said he didn't want to leave. I would like to play more but I've tried to help the team on and off pitch. I would like to play more but that's the way it's panned out. The tie's not over. Read More »

North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

North Korean envoy Choe Il revealed Pyongyang's ambitions to conduct another nuclear test during his first interview since being appointed to the position in November, soon after his predecessor defected. "I think there is consensus they can't strike the continental U.S., if they could we [the United States] would be bombing them already". The operation was created to "enhance the combat skills of the forces" to safeguard national security, the brief statement said, but clearly the move ... Read More »

Reserve Bank delivers cash rate call

While the market had anticipated tighter policy guidance as a result of rising inflation and NZD weakness, the RBNZ noted that "developments since the February Monetary Policy Statement on balance are considered to be neutral for the stance of monetary policy". Read More »

Pentagon says it will arm Syrian Kurds, despite Turkey's objections


The arms, ammunition and vehicles will be delivered in an incremental fashion. The Obama administration had approved military support for the YPG and other Kurdish militias in early 2015, as they fought to drive the Islamic State from the Syrian town of Kobane, which straddles the Turkish border. Read More »

Trump to nominate slate of conservative judges

Courts of Appeals for the 6th and 8th Circuits, respectively. Trump will name three other nominees to the appellate courts: Amy Coney Barrett to the 7th Circuit, John Bush to the Sixth Circuit and Kevin Newsom to the 11th Circuit. Palk of Oklahoma and Damien M. Schiff of California. She added, "Given the critical importance of the circuit courts, it is incumbent upon the Senate to treat its duty to provide advice and consent very seriously". Read More »

Journalists blocked from event where Trump's in-laws seek Chinese investors


Another person who attended the forum in Shanghai , who would only give her surname, Wang, said people in the conference said that Trump's son-in-law was a shareholder of the Kushner Companies, but "he has already quit". He divested his stake in one of them, K One Journal Square LLC, in January. Kushner has previously raised $50 million from the program to help finance construction of Trump Bay Street, a 50-story apartment building in Jersey City, according to a Bloomberg report . Read More »

Afghan forces fire on census workers, killing 9

Gen. Ghafoor also accused Afghan forces of creating obstacles for census workers in villages divided by the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Security had also been ramped up in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan following the cross-border attack, and additional contingents of the Army and FC had been dispatched to the Pak-Afghan border in Chaman, DawnNews reported, quoting military sources. Read More »

NYC officials push back against Trump agenda


Trump's second daughter Tiffany, born as a result of his second marriage, has also spent time in NY. Democratic Rep. José Serrano, who represents the Bronx, said that now New York City "does not have to reduce resources elsewhere in order to protect Trump Tower". Read More »

Clashes in France during May Day marches


Macron again charged Le Pen on Tuesday with surfing on citizen's anger and dividing society to the point of putting France on the road to civil war. Poland's Foreign Ministry is denouncing French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's comparison of Poland's government to the "regimes" of Russia's Vladimir Putin and Hungary's Viktor Orban. Read More »

White House expects vote on healthcare bill this week


Peter T. King (R-N.Y.) told Bloomberg News, echoing other center-right members who explicitly said they were willing to pass the new revision in hopes that the Senate would strip out the harsher provisions. "We're convinced that we've got the votes". The fight over how pre-existing conditions are covered is at the center of the fight. President Trump says the revised House GOP health care bill would protect people with pre-existing conditions, but a multitude of experts and advocates ... Read More »