Friday May 26-th, 2017

Rex Tillerson: Military Action Against North Korea Is 'On the Table'

Tillerson was speaking at a news conference following talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo , the start of his first trip to Asia as secretary of state. He also stressed that the missile shield is for defensive purposes, not...

Germany: Turkey is 'further from European Union membership than ever'

Juncker nevertheless said he was opposed to a complete halt to all membership negotiations with Turkey . Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Europe of starting a new battle between Islam and Christianity following a ruling permitt...

Tullow Oil PLC (LON:TLW) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At AlphaValue Tullow Oil PLC (LON:TLW) Issued With 'Buy' Rating At AlphaValue

With 663,400 avg volume, 9 days are for Gannett Company Incorporated (NYSE:GCI)'s short sellers to cover GCI's short positions. About 379,815 shares traded. The stock of EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:EQM) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, Oc...

Kellyanne Conway's husband George 'set for top job at Justice Department' Kellyanne Conway's husband George 'set for top job at Justice Department'

The husband of controversial senior adviser to Donald Trump is now a partner at NY law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz but is allegedly tipped for a role change. Conway was also part of the legal team that represented Paula Jones , the former Ar...

Man Detained After Jumping Outer Barrier At White House Man Detained After Jumping Outer Barrier At White House

The man was taken into custody by Secret Service officers before reaching the fence. The incidents come a week after a man breached the White House grounds - and was on the grounds for more than 15 minutes. President Trump was inside the White...

German Kurds stage anti-Erdogan protest in Frankfurt German Kurds stage anti-Erdogan protest in Frankfurt

On Wednesday Martin Schaefer, spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, said the German government had approved voting by the estimated 1.4 million Turks living in Germany who are eligible to cast ballots in the April 16 referendum. Some 30,000 pro-Kurdish...

Trump reveals plans for 'aesthetically pleasing' border wall Trump reveals plans for 'aesthetically pleasing' border wall

The request is seeking proposals for two border wall types: one that's made of reinforced concrete with that "physically imposing" attribute. "Obviously the wall construction is an offense to Mexico". It does not address the aesthetics of the Mexic...

Syria fires missiles at Israeli warplanes on bombing run

Russian Federation summoned its ambassador to Israel for clarifications following Israeli airstrikes in Syria. Tel Aviv Syria tried to shoot down a squadron of Israeli warplanes that had carried out an airstrike near the desert city of Palmyra, i...

BJP's Yogi Adityanath sworn in as Uttar Pradesh chief minister BJP's Yogi Adityanath sworn in as Uttar Pradesh chief minister

Adityanath took oath along with Deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, and the rest of his cabinet. The BJP's national general secretary Bhupendra Yadav and Union Minister M. After fighting, and winning the UP elections, on ...

Israel denies Syria downed its aircraft during Palmyra bombing

The Jordanian military said the debris came from the Israeli interception of missiles fired from Syria. Hezbollah has been fighting in the Syrian war in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime. Russian Federation summoned the Israeli...

Planes collide over Canada shopping mall, killing one Planes collide over Canada shopping mall, killing one

One person was killed and three people were injured after two small planes collided and crashed Friday near Montreal. Another witnesses, Patricia Bon, said that she heard "a loud boom" and then saw a plane "that was completely crushed". One eyewitn...

White House apologized for repeating British wiretap claim

In yet another extraordinary press conference, Spicer read out articles written by the New York Times, the Guardian and others, and included the false claim made by United States television analyst Andrew Napolitano, who alleged Government Communicat...

Syrian rebels, families leave last opposition stronghold in Homs Syrian rebels, families leave last opposition stronghold in Homs

He added that the governorate is working on drawing up a comprehensive plan to secure the return of all the families that had earlier left their houses in al-Waer neighborhood after the evacuation process is completed and services are fully restored....

Monaco's Jardim hails win: 'Against English teams we have good results' Monaco's Jardim hails win: 'Against English teams we have good results'

Read on for a transcript of the manager's thoughts on these subjects... Despite the French side missing top scorer Radamel Falcao through injury, they still managed to get the three goals that they required. He prefers to win the Champions League, he...

Yogi Adityanath appointed as new cm of UP Yogi Adityanath appointed as new cm of UP

He is not known to enjoy good rapport with the BJP leadership and his elevation has left many puzzled, with political circles abuzz with talk of RSS having prevailed over the party in deciding the new chief minister. "Mandate is for development, mand...

Arnold Palmer Invitational tee times and pairings: Round 3

In the six months since Palmer's death, Saunders has often taken on the role of public face of his family. His 4-iron landed an inch from the hole and nicked the pin on the par-3 17th. Palmer on the course is accented with his iconic signatureand...

Trump and Merkel didn't shake hands in Oval Office photo op Trump and Merkel didn't shake hands in Oval Office photo op

The US President, however, ignored the suggestion and continued smiling at the cameras with his hands to himself. There was a moment of silence, a confused look from Merkel, and then raucous laughter. Trump, like Obama before him - who said that ...

Stocks gain, dollar down as Fed sees gradual tightening Stocks gain, dollar down as Fed sees gradual tightening

EUROPEAN OPTIMISM: Stock markets across the Atlantic rose, with the French CAC 40 up 0.6% and Germany's DAX up 0.5%. S&P 500 e-minis were up 2.75 points, or 0.12 per cent, with 53,199 contracts traded. Wilders, like Marine Le Pen in France (http:...

Tillerson starts key Asia tour facing United States foreign budget cuts

While he is delaying some of the drastic cuts the White House wanted, it is far from clear that Tillerson can prevail over Trump aides such as Steve Bannon who want to dismantle parts of the federal government and limit USA engagement with the world,...

10k+ weapons intended for terrorists seized by Europol 10k+ weapons intended for terrorists seized by Europol

Photos published by the police show piles of assault rifles, guns and weapons parts lying in stacks and leaning against the walls of a warehouse. Spanish Police have released striking pictures of a huge weapons haul seized from an organised crime g...

Sidelining councillors BJP's admission of corruption: AAP Sidelining councillors BJP's admission of corruption: AAP

Hence, the present councillors and their family members will not be given tickets for the ensuing civic elections", said Tiwari. In a bid to "infuse fresh blood" into the upcoming municipal polls, the Delhi BJP has made a decision to drop all its s...

Iraq kills Daesh commander, captures Mosul bridge Iraq kills Daesh commander, captures Mosul bridge

The southernmost two bridges have already been retaken. In the latest figures released Wednesday, the International Organization for Migration said almost 100,000 Iraqis have fled western Mosul amid Iraqi battles against Daesh. Khanjar noted that...

House Intelligence Committee Leaders Reject Trump Wiretap Allegation

A senior congressional aide said Saturday that the House intelligence committee asked the Trump administration to provide by Monday evidence that the phone were tapped, a request reinforced Sunday by an influential Republican, Sen. "And I just ...

Russian spies charged in U.S. for hacking Yahoo Russian spies charged in U.S. for hacking Yahoo

Or officials, as it were. Dozens of charges have been filed against the four alleged hackers include wire fraud, the mass theft of identities and trade secrets, and economic espionage, relating to a breach of Yahoo's systems in 2014, according ...

Missing snowshoers from Boston presumed dead after Canadian avalanche Missing snowshoers from Boston presumed dead after Canadian avalanche

The closing comes after two American snowshoers were presumed to have died in an avalanche north of Lake Louise. The two snowshoers, who were internal medicine residents, according to Massachusetts General Hospital, had gone missing in Alberta and ...

Canadian Girl Guides to Cancel US Visits After Trump Travel Ban Canadian Girl Guides to Cancel US Visits After Trump Travel Ban

It said the organization values providing safe, inclusive and accepting experiences to its members, including when travelling. The group cited uncertainty about the ability of all of its members to enter the country. The notice doesn't specifically...

China industrial output expands 6.3 pct for Jan.-Feb China industrial output expands 6.3 pct for Jan.-Feb

Real estate investment increased by 8.9 percent in the period, up from 3.0 percent in the first two months of a year ago. Sheng said consumption stayed flat in China, stressing the decline in growth is mainly due to a slowdown in auto sales after t...

US Threatens to Exit Unless UN Human Rights Council Reforms - Tillerson

President Trump's administration has told State to cut more than 50 percent of US funding to United Nations programs, according to reports on Monday. In the letter, which is addressed to United Nations advocates and human rights group, US Secretary...

Canada introduces rules for recreational drone users Canada introduces rules for recreational drone users

Transport Canada deserves credit for having taken this initial step to curb recreational drone use, which constitutes a hazard to aviation. They have grown from 41 incidents in 2014 to 148 incidents in 2016. Users are responsible for learning how to...

PDRM obtains Interpol Red Notice to arrest four N. Korean nationals PDRM obtains Interpol Red Notice to arrest four N. Korean nationals

The decision to hold Kim Jong Nam's body - and conduct an autopsy - angered the North Koreans. One is of Vietnam national and the other is from Indonesia. Kim Jong Nam was the eldest son of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. Malaysia has not...

'Trump wrecks USA foreign policy' as huge cuts proposed at State Department 'Trump wrecks USA foreign policy' as huge cuts proposed at State Department

Still, given that Trump suggested during the campaign that he might pull back from USA security commitments to allies in Asia, both Japan and South Korea are likely to remain anxious about US resolve. Lederman reported from Washington. The IJR sa...

PIAA postpones second-round state basketball playoff games PIAA postpones second-round state basketball playoff games

The Class AA swimming championships are not going to be contested Thursday and Friday at Bucknell University, while Class AAA will compete on Saturday and Sunday . start. Also, Penn State announced Monday the softball home opener scheduled f...

BBC team caught in Etna explosion BBC team caught in Etna explosion

Authorities said the four of those hurt had to be hospitalized, mostly for head injuries, but all were expected to recover. The BBC's global science reporter, Rebecca Morelle , was on assignment on Etna and described the experience in a series o...

Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special gets trailer, release date Dave Chappelle's new Netflix special gets trailer, release date

We already know that legendary comedian Dave Chappelle was headed to Netflix for a pair of hour-long specials this month, but up until now we've only had a very brief, audio-only teaser to get us hyped up. Thank You 4 Your Service with an appearance ...

Election expenses: Prosecutors investigate Tory spending claims Election expenses: Prosecutors investigate Tory spending claims

The CPS said it has received 11 files, one from each of Avon and Somerset, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon and Cornwall , Gloucestershire, Greater Manchester, Lincolnshire, Metropolitan, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and West Yorkshire police.

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