Wednesday December 13-th, 2017

Jakarta Blast: 2 Explosions Near Bus Station, Says Indonesian Police

The perpetrator was also killed in the blast, Deputy National Police Chief Syafrudin told reporters at the scene. Officials said the two bombs went off five minutes apart at around 9pm local time (3pm BST) on Wednesday (24 May). Authorities in the ...

Trump travels to Bethlehem for talks with Palestinian president

Praising Trump's leadership once more before the USA president departed Israel for Europe, Netanyahu told his friend and ally that 'working with you, I believe we can advance a durable peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors'. "Making peace...

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

The rocket, "newly designed in a Korean-style", flew 490 miles and reached a maximum altitude of 1,310 miles, the North said , and "verified the homing feature of the warhead under the worst re-entry situation and accurate performance of detonation ...

Senate Panel Issues Two More Subpoenas To Flynn

The White House said in a statement that Brennan backed up the president's statements."Despite a year of investigation, there is still no evidence of any Russia-Trump campaign collusion", according to the statement. The committee is leaving open the ...

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Rouhani said that Iranians are "waiting for this government to become stable intellectually" and that "hopefully, things will settle down.so we could pass more accurate judgments". The council will choose a new mayor when it convenes, which it must d...

NDP lead by 101 votes in Courtenay-Comox; more ballots to count NDP lead by 101 votes in Courtenay-Comox; more ballots to count

After the May 9th election, preliminary vote counts had the BC Liberals with 43 seats, the NDP with 41 and the Green Party with 3. There are 179,380 certification envelopes containing absentee ballots cast across the province, according to Election...

Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President Unity, consensus is solution against terrorism: Iranian President

Mr Rouhani is a moderate cleric who helped secure a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Western powers. Our missiles are for peace and for defence. Referring to the Arab Islamic American Summit, which convened in Saudi capital city of Riyadh on Sun...

Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russian Federation Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russian Federation

As details of the attack in Marawi city emerged, fears mounted that the largest Roman Catholic nation in Asia could be falling into a growing list of countries grappling with the spread of influence from the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur Toronto CF Kevin Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

It was out of a strong anguish that Pillar exclaimed a homophobic slur intended for Braves reliever Jason Motte after the fifth inning strikeout. O'Flaherty, of course, was referring to the incident a year ago this week when Texas Rangers' R...

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls to meet families after 3 years in captivity

President Muthammadu Buhari had said in a statement that his government is in constant negotiations with the Boko Haram group. Alhasan also disclosed that the 24 others who were rescued a year ago were undergoing psycho-social counselling and r...

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road' Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

In a jibe at the billion-dollar deals signed by Mr Trump and the Saudi government, he said: "You can't solve terrorism just by giving your people's money to a superpower". French carmakers PSA and Renault are taking advantage of their lack of United ...

Missile tests warhead guidance, ready for deployment: North Korea

The launch came a week after North Korea successfully tested a new midrange missile that it said could carry a heavy nuclear warhead. So says leader Kim Jong-un, according to state media, following a successful launch test at the weekend.

'Evil losers' carried out deadly Manchester attack

Children were among 22 people killed and dozens injured in the suspected suicide bombing on Monday night at a pop concert by USA star Ariana Grande in Britain's deadliest extremist attack in 12 years. He said, "I extend my deepest condolences t...

Iranians voted for moderation, Rouhani says

In every city Rouhani visited during his campaign, his supporters asked him to see these prisoners released. Unlike Saudi Arabia , which occasionally holds elections for municipal councils, Iran regularly holds elections for president, parliamen...

Roger Ailes' Son Vows During Eulogy That He's 'Coming After' Accusers Roger Ailes' Son Vows During Eulogy That He's 'Coming After' Accusers

Monica Lewinsky isn't mourning the death of Roger Ailes, but rather hoping that with him dies the Fox News culture that fueled her scandal in the '90s. On Fox, it seemed, no rumor was too unsubstantiated, no innuendo too vile and no accusation too ...

Senate confirms Iowa Governor Branstad as ambassador to China Senate confirms Iowa Governor Branstad as ambassador to China

Branstad has maintained a 30-year friendship with Chinese President Xi Jinping, US Senator Chuck Grassley stated on Monday. "Governor Branstad's confirmation today ends a career as Governor in which he attacked Iowa's workers and public schools, le...

North Korea confirms details of missile launch

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday it was too early to know if the worldwide pressures being exerted on North Korea to discourage its weapons programs were having an impact. Moon took office on May 10 after winning an election on a p...

Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, a Washington-based patent court, that said patent suits are fair game anywhere a defendant company's products are sold. The Texas attorney general, joined by 16 other states, filed a brief (PDF ) as well, ...

5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron 5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron

With the leftwing movement, La France insoumise, facing the same uncertainty, En Marche and the Republicans may dominate with two or three other minor political forces in power. Pascal Gannat, an FN regional councilor, told France Bleu radio that Le ...

Newly freed Chelsea Manning: 'I'm figuring things out'

Although transgender people still complain of widespread discrimination in education, employment and medical care, awareness of the issue has exploded since Manning went to jail. Now 29, Manning said at the time she hoped to encourage debate about ...

NASA orders up urgent spacewalking repairs at space station NASA orders up urgent spacewalking repairs at space station

Whitson checked out a replacement MDM Sunday and she will install it by herself Tuesday, working on the front side of the station's power truss. NASA's last emergency spacewalk took place in December 2015 when two USA astronauts left the station to...

UN Security Council Condemns North Korea Missile Test UN Security Council Condemns North Korea Missile Test

The April test was a failure but showed signs of progress, while Sunday's launch was viewed with alarm as the missile flew for 30 minutes and was touted by the Korean Central News Agency as a new type of ground-to-ground intermediate-range ballistic ...

Trump administration announces plan to renegotiate NAFTA

He has also threatened to quit NAFTA so as to ramp up pressure on Canada and Mexico to renegotiate the trade agreement. Freeland stressed that "NAFTA's track record is one of economic growth and middle-class job creation, both here in Canada and th...

With Merkel and PM, France's new president wastes no time With Merkel and PM, France's new president wastes no time

The visit to Germany marked Macron's first foreign trip after his inauguration on Sunday, continuing a tradition of French presidents making their first global trip to Germany. Mr Macron previously met Mrs Merkel when he visited Berlin in March as a ...

United States pitches plan to Russian Federation to avoid armed conflict in Syria United States pitches plan to Russian Federation to avoid armed conflict in Syria

He hasn't yet announced results of a strategy review he ordered from the Pentagon in late January, but officials are already plotting how to wrest the final territories from IS' control. Russian online newspaper Gazeta.ru pointed out that the comment...

Indonesian police arrest 141 men over 'gay sauna party' Indonesian police arrest 141 men over 'gay sauna party'

The men could also face charges under anti-pornography laws and some were forced to undergo HIV tests with the police revealing that five of the men tested positive. The arrests mark the country's latest crackdown on the LGBT community after a simi...

Rouhani re-elected as Iran's 12th President with thumping majority

In the last election, Mr. Rouhani won more than three times as many votes as his closest challenger. Millions of Iranians vo. After his re-election there were celebrations in the capital, Tehran, with crowds of young people singing and dancing in t...

Anthony Weiner: Democratic congressman 'to plead guilty' to sexting a minor Anthony Weiner: Democratic congressman 'to plead guilty' to sexting a minor

He was released on bail pending sentencing, which has been scheduled for September 8th. According to the teen, Weiner , 51, asked her to undress and encouraged her to touch herself and say his name over video chat. He then ran for New York City ...

Flynn 'refusing to hand over personal documents to Russian Federation probe' Flynn 'refusing to hand over personal documents to Russian Federation probe'

Trump has said he fired Flynn because he misled senior administration officials, including the vice president, about his contacts with Russian officials including Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the U.S. Trump made the comment while speakin...

Sam Allardyce: 'Crystal Palace were decidedly average' Sam Allardyce: 'Crystal Palace were decidedly average'

A 4-0 home win over Hull in their penultimate game ensured they stayed up before ending 14th after Sunday's 2-0 defeat at Manchester United. The Ivory Coast worldwide was one of Sir Alex Ferguson's last signings of his decorated 25-year reign after...

BC Greens gain two more seats in 2017 provincial election

As we wait for absentee ballots to be counted, the big question today is whether leaders of the NDP and Greens could form a coalition. Clark, 51, told supporters early Wednesday she intends to remain premier despite coming one seat shy of the bare ...

Kremlin declines to comment on probe of Trump ties with Russia Kremlin declines to comment on probe of Trump ties with Russia

Days before President Donald Trump took office, incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn blocked a military plan against the Islamic State group that was opposed by Turkey, a country he had been paid more than $500,000 to advocate for, the M...

GST Bill is going to be consumer friendly: Jaitley GST Bill is going to be consumer friendly: Jaitley

He said the common people would have many benefits of the GST because it would decrease the cascading effect of taxes. Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India is an indirect tax applicable to manufacturing, sales, and consumption of goods and servic...

France's Macron to unveil list of candidates for new party

The En Marche! party will now be called Republique en Marche, or Republic on the Move, party Secretary General Richard Ferrand said at a press conference in Paris on Monday. "I'm not living with regrets". I will be a candidate in the presiden...

National Front out of Hurriyat Conference National Front out of Hurriyat Conference

Nayeem was stung earlier this week by reporters of India Today in which he had made these alleged disclosures. "The agenda of media is to defame the Kashmir struggle and pro-freedom leadership", he said. The fresh probe comes in the backdrop of a s...

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