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Another Chelsea youngster on the move


After Dominic Solanke's departure to Liverpool earlier this week, the champions look set to lose their second England Under-21 star although unlike the former, fully expect to be teaming up with him again in the future. The Sporting Lisbon defender is on Newcastle's radar, with Benitez looking to push through a deal. Three of Newcastle's current four centre-halves experienced relegation the last time they played in the Premier League (Jamaal Lascelles and Chancel Mbemba at Newcastle and ... Read More »

Erdogan Bodyguards Accused of Attacking DC Protesters Released


The US State Department said it is "concerned by the violent incidents involving protestors and Turkish security personnel". The Turkish president gets out of his vehicle and looks straight at the chaotic scene behind him. Turkey's embassy blamed the violence on demonstrators, saying they aggressively provoked Turkish-American citizens gathered to see Erdogan. "The Turkish-Americans responded in self-defense", the statement said. Read More »

House committee issues subpoenas; Comey OK'd to testify


A spokeswoman for the committee's chairman, Sen. The approval of the seven subpoenas appeared to represent a political compromise between the House of Representatives panel's majority Republicans, who have joined Trump in demanding investigations into leaks of classified information to news organizations, and minority Democrats, who are pushing for an aggressive investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and Trump campaign aides. Read More »

Trump, Abbas Call for Revival of Palestinian-Israeli Peace Talks

The Israeli government is planning to secede Shufat refugee camp and Kufr Aqab, two all Palestinian neighborhoods separated from the rest of East Jerusalem by a 5-meter high concrete wall, from the Jerusalem municipal boundaries. Trump went to the region with nothing to offer to mitigate the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and received no commitment from either Israeli or Palestinian leaders to resume the peace negotiations in earnest, but he received lots of platitudes and empty good-will ... Read More »

Carter Page: Reports of Russian Contacts 'False and Misleading'


In a series of morning tweets, the Republican president quoted a Monday letter from Page in which he asked to address the House Intelligence Committee promptly and referred to faulty testimony from U.S. ABC News reports that Carter Page is "more than cooperating" with the House Permanent Committee on Intelligence. " Stop tweeting about it , stop talking about it and get about the business of your agenda". Read More »

Russians Bragged They Had 'Derogatory' Information on Team Trump

Russian government officials discussed having potentially "derogatory" information about Donald Trump and some of his top aides during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to conversations intercepted by US intelligence. Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence did not return CNN's requests for comment, while the Federal Bureau of Investigation declined to comment. Read More »

'Declare cow as national animal'


The court has asked ACB ADG to prepare a report every three moths on cowshed and has also ordered UDH secretary and municipal commissioner to go to these cowsheds once in every month. There are over 8,000 cows at the Hingonia Gaushala which are taken care of by a team of 14 veterinarians, 24 livestock assistants, and about 200 other staff. Read More »

Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

McCain also responded to a report that James Comey made a decision to announce the outcome of the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server, based on Russian misinformation he may have known to be false. "And I think it's important to recognize that the president has expressed full confidence in Jared Kushner and also went on to note the considerable progress and very large, important portfolio that Jared oversees here at the White House". Read More »

French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting


Macron talked with Putin about Syria , Ukraine and a slew of other worldwide developments before holding a joint press event with his Russian counterpart. But in an apparent warning to Assad and Russian Federation, he said the use of chemical weapons was a " red line " that would draw an "immediate response" from France. Read More »

Police says tiger who killed zookeeper is unharmed


Steven Eyre, who with wife Tracey knew Miss King from their regular visits to the zoo, said: "She was meticulous, she was very aware of the dangers, she would never have put herself at risk and we're all at a bit of a loss to understand what happened". Read More »

Yogi Adityanath practicing 'untouchability': Congress on Kushinagar Dalits row


In Uttar Pradesh , Saharanpur district administration has expressed confidence that normalcy will return in violence-hit areas within next 24 hours. The transfers of Divisional Commissioner MP Agarwal and DIG JK Shahi were ordered late on Wednesday night after the District Magistrate and the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) of Saharanpur were suspended the same evening. Read More »

UN Ready to Impose Further Sanctions on North Korea


In a unanimous statement backed by China, the council yesterday stressed the importance of North Korea immediately showing honest commitment to denuclearization through concrete action. What do we know about North Korea's new missile? The missile flew 489 miles on a trajectory reaching an altitude of 1,312 miles, KCNA said. Kim Dong-yub, a professor at Kyungnam University's Institute of Far Eastern Studies in Seoul , South Korea, told Reuters that the launch is an advancement that ... Read More »

Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

Trump, who attended a military secondary school, personalized his part of the ceremony. He also made special mention of former Kansas Sen. After laying a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Trump spoke in remembrance of fallen soldiers and respect for their families, alongside members of the military and his administration, including Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Read More »

Bernhard Langer wins Senior PGA for record 9th senior major

Langer closed with a 4-under-par 68 at Trump National Golf Club Washington to wind up at 18-under 270. STERLING, Va. - Bernhard Langer played near-flawless golf and took advantage of Vijay Singh's late mistakes to win the Senior PGA Championship at Trump National on Sunday for his record ninth senior major. Read More »

Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate


The diplomat described German chancellor Angela Merkel as the "star" of the discussion about trade , putting on a very strong defense of the free trade position (which is also backed by the leaders of Canada , France , Italy, Japan and the UK), and in making the case for open markets. Read More »

Flag march by police in violence-hit Saharanpur villages


No official reason has been cited for the action, but it is believed that the top officials were removed after the Chief Minister expressed displeasure as they could not control the situation in Saharanpur district. The state government today announced Rs 15 lakh as compensation to the family of the deceased. Bhim Army's national chief Vinay Ratan Singh has rejected the police intelligence report that stated absence of any known face in Bhim Army was its USP. Read More »

New Jersey's Newark Airport reopens after plane engine fire

It was one of two incidents at New York City-area airports, as a man was able to bypass a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport, entering the terminal through an exit area. Passenger Lo Toney posted a video from the tarmac to Twitter of emergency vehicles surrounding the plane with its slide chutes deployed. Three people suffered minor injuries, according Neal Buccino, spokesman for the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey. Read More »

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 »