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Rebels all round as Lords vote to stay in single market

Rebels all round as Lords vote to stay in single market In total, they have voted through 12 amendments against government wishes. After Tuesday's sixth and final debate at the "report stage" of the bill in the Lords, it will have a so-called third reading on May 16. The law allows future European Union legislation to be "replicated" into United Kingdom statute law. The blast got here forward of crunch votes within the Lords on two extra amendments... [Full Article...]

Debate as John McCain 'snubs Trump from his funeral' amid cancer fight

Debate as John McCain 'snubs Trump from his funeral' amid cancer fight With what has been said about her father, McCain's daughter and " The View " co-host Meghan McCain probably wouldn't want Trump in the funeral anyway. "I hate to leave it [the world]". McCain shocked many in the Republican-majority Senate when he got out of a hospital bed in Arizona, returned to Washington , and voted with the Democrats to oppose the repeal of ObamaCare. [Full Article...]

Chinese media reports positives in U.S. trade talks

Chinese media reports positives in U.S. trade talks On April 2 the Chinese government implemented additional retaliatory tariffs of 25 percent on agricultural and food products imported from the US, including pork, according to the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Like the overall trade surplus, annual growth in both exports and imports both handily beat expectations. Imports in April also showed robust growth of 22% from past year, up to USD17... [Full Article...]

Capitals top Penguins in Game 2 to tie series

Capitals top Penguins in Game 2 to tie series The schedule is set for the Eastern Conference Finals between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Washington Capitals. The Capitals are learning some about Murray, having now scored all five of their goals against him in this series glove side. [Full Article...]

Facebook Users Undeterred by Privacy Scandal

Facebook Users Undeterred by Privacy Scandal The Cambridge Analytica scandal broke on March 16, sparking interest online in the hashtag #deletefacebook. But it appears to have had little to no effect on most users. Thirty-nine percent said they have changed their privacy settings on Facebook since the Cambridge Analytica revelation , the highest rate among all platforms. [Full Article...]

King Tut's Tomb Secrets Disappear

King Tut's Tomb Secrets Disappear In a report submitted to the Egyptian ministry, Porcelli concluded that "the hypothesis concerning the existence of hidden chambers or corridors adjacent to Tutankhamun's tomb is not supported by the GPR data". Francesco Porcelli of the Polytechnic University of Turin presented the findings at an global conference in Cairo . However, this new research showed no such indication of any suspicious... [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels' attorney accuses Trump's team of making up facts

Stormy Daniels' attorney accuses Trump's team of making up facts Joseph diGenova, a lawyer who is in the Trump orbit although not part of the president's legal team, said Sunday that he also would argue against an interview with Mueller. The president has said he is open to sitting down with special counsel Robert Mueller to answer questions in the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, but Giuliani told ABC he would advise against such a move. [Full Article...]

16 arrested over gang-rape, murder of Jharkhand 16 year girl

16 arrested over gang-rape, murder of Jharkhand 16 year girl Mr. Thakur and Chatra Deputy Commissioner Jitendra Singh, along with senior police officials, visited Raja Kendua village under the Ithkhori police station to probe the incident on Saturday. The main suspect and 14 others have already been arrested in connection with the earlier rape and burning case in the state. Raghubar Das, the chief minister of the state of Jharkhand, tweeted that he was ... [Full Article...]

Israeli authorities begin putting up road signs for USA embassy in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities begin putting up road signs for USA embassy in Jerusalem Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who serve as advisers to the president, will also attend. "It is reality. I am proud and moved to have hung this morning the first new signs that were prepared for the US Embassy", Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat wrote on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Large number of French police on streets for anti-Macron protest

Large number of French police on streets for anti-Macron protest Online donations to help French rail workers topped one million euros on Friday, a month after they began rolling strikes over President Emmanuel Macron's drive to transform the heavily indebted state rail monopoly into a profit-making company. [Full Article...]

Iowa Governor Signs Six-Week Abortion Ban Legislation

Iowa Governor Signs Six-Week Abortion Ban Legislation Reynolds, a Republican, signed the legislation at the state Capital, as protesters gathered outside of her formal office, yelling, "My body, my choice!" the Associated Press reported . Earlier this year, MS enacted a law to ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. There are exceptions for rape and incest. Abortion opponents in Iowa argued that the Republican administration of President Donal... [Full Article...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Visit US-Mexico Border in San Diego

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Visit US-Mexico Border in San Diego In one recent example of how the policy works, a woman who is suspected by the Justice Department of being part of the migrant caravan that was caught in a group north of the border was charged with illegal entry to the USA and separated from the four young children who were with her. [Full Article...]

Kilauea Volcanic Eruption Enters Fifth Day with No End in Sight

Kilauea Volcanic Eruption Enters Fifth Day with No End in Sight The semirural wooded area had become a magnet for newcomers to the Big Island of Hawaii , home to about 200,000 people, who were prepared to risk living near an active volcano for more affordable real estate. Authorities say molten rock from the volcano's fissures on the southern part of Hawaii Island has been spewing out since last Thursday. Where is lava flow now? "We're just getting a se... [Full Article...]

Trump Urges West Virginia Republicans to Oppose Blankenship

Trump Urges West Virginia Republicans to Oppose Blankenship Blankenship served a one-year prison term for conspiring to willfully violate mine safety standards at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch Mine, where 29 miners were killed in a 2010 explosion. Senate, and I approve this message". Trump said in a tweet comparing Blankenship to Roy Moore's failed Senate bid in Alabama. Trump won the state by more than 40 points, and not even he thinks Blankens... [Full Article...]

Hizbollah-led alliance takes majority in parliament, in boost to Iran

The unit of the current "Pro-Saudi" and "Pro-Western" Prime Minister Saad Hariri received only 21 seats (he had 33 seats). Hezbollah has sent thousands of its fighters to Syria to shore up President Bashar Assad's forces. In a televised address a day after the elections, Hassan Nasrallah declared what he called a "great political and moral victory for the resistance option that protects the sovere... [Full Article...]

First Lady of the United States Melania Trump unveils her formal platform

First Lady of the United States Melania Trump unveils her formal platform Overall it found 38 percent of Democrats had a favorable opinion of Trump; however, more Democrats still view her unfavorably, with her disapproval rating among the demographic clocking in at 40 percent. Her choice was ridiculed nearly immediately, given her husband's longtime habit of calling people names on Twitter , but Mrs. Trump said the criticism wouldn't discourage her from doing what sh... [Full Article...]

Pakistan Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal injured in gun attack

Pakistan Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal injured in gun attack Abid is reportedly a resident of Narowal. In February, a man named Bilal Haris hurled a shoe at the interior minister who was about to address a workers' convention in Narowal. The Pakistani minister said that coal-powered energy projects with total power generation capacity of 1,320MW electricity have already been completed at Sahiwal in Punjab and at Port Qasim in southeastern port city of K... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan mosque bombing kills 14, wounds 3 3 the Others

Afghanistan mosque bombing kills 14, wounds 3 3 the Others In another case of abduction of Indian nationals in foreign countries, six engineers working in Afghanistan have been kidnapped in Baghlan province, allegedly by Taliban militants. Nobody immediately claimed responsibility for that attack, however Taliban as well as a regional Islamic Condition affiliate reject democratic elections and have targeted those in the past. [Full Article...]

Security forces gun down one terrorist in Srinagar's Chattabal; encounter underway

Security forces gun down one terrorist in Srinagar's Chattabal; encounter underway Police also said a militant was killed in the encounter . The official said the militants fired on a search team of security forces, who retaliated, triggering the gunfight. "Is there no sense of humanity left in India?" separatist Mirwaiz Umar Farooq tweeted. Security forces also burst teargas shells to disperse the demonstrators at several places in the downtown and civil lines. [Full Article...]

Chinese name change request 'Orwellian nonsense'-White House

Chinese name change request 'Orwellian nonsense'-White House Taiwan, which sees itself as a sovereign state with its own government, is considered by China as a rogue province and an inseparable part of its territory. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had discussed bilateral ties by phone, with Yang saying relations were at "an important stage". Nobody has pushed back on this so far. [Full Article...]


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