Sunday May 27-th, 2018

Soros fund quits Hungary over government's 'repressive' policies Soros fund quits Hungary over government's 'repressive' policies

Hungarian politicians have repeatedly called in the country to ban the activities of the Soros Foundation, accusing the philanthropist and his Foundation in promoting influx into Hungary of migrants. Since then, according to its website, OSF and it...

Group marches for suspect who died after struggle with sheriff's deputies Group marches for suspect who died after struggle with sheriff's deputies

Jason Rivarde, spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Robinson then crashed into two Jefferson Parish deputy vehicles before getting out of his vehicle and running into some backyards in the neighborhood, hopping fences along the way ...

Trump welcomes N Korea's nuclear site plan Trump welcomes N Korea's nuclear site plan

The meeting will focus on plans to implement a declaration that emerged from an April 27 inter-Korea summit, including promises to formally end the Koran War and pursue "complete denuclearisation", the South's unification ministry, which handles ties...

United States and China are still 'very far apart' on trade: United States ambassador United States and China are still 'very far apart' on trade: United States ambassador

Trump appears willing to negotiate, and just over the weekend announced his intention to help Chinese electronics maker ZTE, which was on the brink of collapse after US imposed penalties on it last month for breaking sanctions against Iran and ...

What next for Iraq as cleric Sadr heads for election win? What next for Iraq as cleric Sadr heads for election win?

The political coalition of influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took an early lead in Iraq's national elections in partial returns announced late Sunday by the Iraqi electoral commission. By the end of the announcement, al-Sadr's list had the ...

Putin opens Crimean Bridge Putin opens Crimean Bridge

Putin, at the wheel of an orange heavy KAMAZ dump-truck, drove 19 km (12 miles) across the bridge from the Kerch Strait. At a ceremony broadcast live on state TV, Putin, dressed in blue jeans, was met by cheering workers on the Crimean side.

Airbus co-pilot is sucked halfway out of cockpit window Airbus co-pilot is sucked halfway out of cockpit window

The pilot made an emergency landing in the southwest city of Chengdu. Speaking to the Chengdu Economic Daily , Liu said the cockpit's right windshield broke off after the plane hit 32,000 feet. "The cockpit window broke all of a sudden, foll...

Primary election day in Nebraska

Those who have not voted yet can still return their ballot by 8 p.m.to a ballot drop site. If you are a registered Virginia voter but do not have an acceptable photo ID, free voter photo IDs are processed at all of Virginia's 133 local general regist...

Taliban claim capturing key areas as clashes still ongoing in Farah city Taliban claim capturing key areas as clashes still ongoing in Farah city

The attack - the first major assault targeting a provincial capital since the Taliban announced its annual spring offensive - began when several security checkpoints were overrun after midnight, with the militants capturing one urban district and par...

Clarinda Police holds Officer's Memorial Ceremony Clarinda Police holds Officer's Memorial Ceremony

Hawkins County's fallen law enforcement officers include Gerald Gibson, on July 12, 2000; John Wesley Wright on August 16, 1988; and Drew Harrell on June 15, 1937. Trump used a ceremony honoring slain law enforcement officers to propose that cop kill...

Harry Reid Underwent Surgery Monday To Remove Tumor From Pancreas, Family Says Harry Reid Underwent Surgery Monday To Remove Tumor From Pancreas, Family Says

According to Reid's family, doctors discovered the tumor in his pancreas during a routine screening and they are confident that he will recover well after the surgery. "My thoughts are with Harry and his family today". "Harry is a fighter - literally...

Severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 10 pm in Douglas County Severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 10 pm in Douglas County

Movement was east at 45 miles per hour. A few isolated to widely scattered showers and storms are possible this morning, according to the National Weather Service . "The thunderstorms will be capable of intense downpours, frequent lightning, hail,...

North Korea has begun dismantling nuclear test site North Korea has begun dismantling nuclear test site

USA researchers say recent satellite imagery shows that North Korea has begun dismantling facilities at its nuclear test site. North Korean state media reported over the weekend that the country had scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear bomb...

Volcano tourists have picked the ideal time to visit Hawaii Volcano tourists have picked the ideal time to visit Hawaii

An active fissure that was reported Sunday morning initially was called No. 18 but will be labeled No. 17. Steaming cracks along one of the area's main routes, Highway 132, have raised concerns a new fissure may develop there, which would imperil...

Erdogan: Israel is sowing terror in the middle East Erdogan: Israel is sowing terror in the middle East

Seven Palestinians were killed and more than 500 were injured on Monday as violence flared at five spots along the border, the Gazan health ministry said. Bozdag, who made the announcement after a Council of Ministers meeting in Ankara, said the Unit...

Children tortured 'for sadistic purposes' in California home Children tortured 'for sadistic purposes' in California home

The 30-year-old mother is out on bail after her arrest in late March, in which she was being charged with abuse after police returned her 12-year-old son to the family home after he had been reported missing. Hurlbut said some areas of the home were ...

American Christians Celebrate Historic Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem American Christians Celebrate Historic Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Mitt Romney wrote on Twitter Sunday night. Jeffress also once said that "the dark dirty secret of Islam ..." "You don't have the right to call someone else a bigot for believing the words of Jesus Christ", Jeffress added , as Starnes as...

Sonam Kapoor stuns in first red carpet appearance since her wedding Sonam Kapoor stuns in first red carpet appearance since her wedding

The actress has already impressed everyone with her refreshing looks from Cannes 2018 . She'll be walking the red carpet today and we're sure she will pull out the stops. Rhea Kapoor posted Sonam's picture and captioned it as: @sonamkapoor in a...

United States opens its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem United States opens its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem

Mr Trump chose to move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem because he likes to keep campaign promises made to his base. Many of the United States' allies, along with its foes, expressed criticism of the US decision to open its ...

How Karnataka elections cut holes in oil company profits How Karnataka elections cut holes in oil company profits

After the prices of petrol and diesel remained stable for the last almost 19 days it has been increased on Monday. The companies are estimated to have incurred loss of about Rs 500 crore as they did not revise the prices despite a spike in worldwid...

Assam Govt allays fear on Citizenship Bill 2016 Assam Govt allays fear on Citizenship Bill 2016

According to Laishram Peter, the Bill seeks to grant Indian citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains from Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nepal. The chief minister said that before the JPC's visit, it was alleged that he was not al...

Firebrand Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Course to Win Iraq Election Firebrand Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Course to Win Iraq Election

The electoral commission of Iraq announced that 44.5 percent of those eligible had cast their ballots in the elections. Sadr, whose forces fought US troops in 2004, appears to be the big victor in Iraq's parliamentary elections, according to media...

Bali, Jakarta on highest alert after Surabaya bomb attacks Bali, Jakarta on highest alert after Surabaya bomb attacks

At least four children belonging to two of the three families behind the string of bombings in Surabaya and Sidoarjo, East Java, on Sunday (May 13) and Monday, became orphans after their parents were killed in the explosions. Indonesia has been on ...

Melania Trump in hospital after kidney surgery Melania Trump in hospital after kidney surgery

Mrs. Trump, 48, had the embolization procedure Monday morning. Monday evening, the president posted on Twitter that he was heading over to the military medical facility to see the first lady. "The doctors at Walter Reed are expecting a full rec...

New York Nanny Sentenced To Life For Murdering Children In Her Care New York Nanny Sentenced To Life For Murdering Children In Her Care

Kevin Krim , a digital media executive at CNBC, believed hiring the nanny was necessary, he testified, because he was working 12-hour days. Ortega was also trying hard to pay for tuition prices on her 17-year-old son, whom she had attracted for the...

MI5 boss to criticise Russia over 'flagrant breaches of international rules' MI5 boss to criticise Russia over 'flagrant breaches of international rules'

Britain and the European Union need to maintain a close security relationship after Brexit to counter the threat posed by Russian Federation and the terror group Islamic State, MI5 chief Andrew Parker said Monday. He also criticised Russia's action...

Israel prepares for inauguration of United States embassy in Jerusalem Israel prepares for inauguration of United States embassy in Jerusalem

Abbas, a staunch opponent of violence, hasn't offered an alternative to statehood through negotiations with Israel or found a world power willing to challenge Washington. Monday's opening of the US Embassy in contested Jerusalem, cheered by Israeli...

Pakistan played a role in 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Nawaz Sharif Pakistan played a role in 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Nawaz Sharif

Speaking to Pakistan's Dawn news organisation, Sharif, who is now tangled in legal cases slammed the slow probe and questioned the authorities who allowed the Mumbai attacks to take place from Pakistan soil. Afghanistans narrative is being accept...

Iran's Foreign Minister in China to rescue nuclear deal Iran's Foreign Minister in China to rescue nuclear deal

Under the deal signed in Vienna with six world powers - the US, UK, France, Germany, Russia, China and the European Union - Iran scaled back its uranium enrichment programme and promised not to pursue nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of ...

Dame Tessa Jowell dies aged 70 after battle with brain tumour Dame Tessa Jowell dies aged 70 after battle with brain tumour

Sarah Lindsell, CEO of the Brain Tumour Charity, said the charity had started working with "wonderful ambassador" Dame Tessa towards the end of previous year, and she praised her campaigning for cancer patients. During her time in office, she was i...

40 dead as squall, storms wreak havoc 40 dead as squall, storms wreak havoc

Uttar Pradesh was the worst affected, accounting for 80 deaths, majority in Agra district in western part. On May 9, several parts of the state were hit by a severe storm that left 18 dead and 27 others injured. Various parts of the southern state...

Mary Fallin Signs Adoption Bill Opposed by LGBTQ Mary Fallin Signs Adoption Bill Opposed by LGBTQ

On the same day, Fallin signed a bill that would offer protections for faith-based agencies that refuse to let same-sex couples adopt children due to their religious beliefs. He predicted that as a result of the bill's passage, "countless young peo...

Lawyer Says Donald Trump Knew About Former AG Schneiderman's Alleged Sex Victims Lawyer Says Donald Trump Knew About Former AG Schneiderman's Alleged Sex Victims

Instead, he kept the information to himself as Schneiderman investigated Trump University, and as Trump ran for president. Michael Cohen was aware of and discussed accusations of violent behavior against ex-New York Attorney General Eric Schneid...

US Fighters have Intercepted Two Russian Strategic Bombers near Alaska US Fighters have Intercepted Two Russian Strategic Bombers near Alaska

The Russian aircraft were "intercepted and monitored by the F-22s until the bombers left the ADIZ along the Aleutian Island chain heading west" and never entered United States airspace, according to the statement. At no time did the bombers enter Nor...

British tourists kidnapped in Congo are released British tourists kidnapped in Congo are released

Ranger Rachel Masika Baraka, aged 25, was killed during the kidnapping and a male member of staff from the Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation (CINC) was injured. Virunga is a Unesco world heritage site, covering 3,000 square miles on the D...

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