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Oprah Makes a Statement in Head-to-Toe Blush for Royal Wedding Oprah Makes a Statement in Head-to-Toe Blush for Royal Wedding
- May 21, 2018

Idris Elba was seen arriving with Sabrina Dhowre . Oprah was also sporting an elaborate white and pink floral hat. The media mogul made her way to St. He arrived with his wife, actress Troian Bellisario, for the ceremony. Abigail Spencer, who plays lawyer and Specter's love interest Dana Scott, Gina Torres, who plays leading lawyer Jessica Pearson, and Rick Hoffman (Louis Litt) were also there. (more...)
Poisoned Russian ex-spy Skripal discharged from United Kingdom hospital Poisoned Russian ex-spy Skripal discharged from United Kingdom hospital
- May 18, 2018

Ms. Skripal was released from the hospital last month. They were taken to Salisbury District Hospital's intensive care unit, where they were stabilised after being exposed to Novichok. The poisoning sparked a diplomatic crisis that saw Russian Federation and the West expelling dozens of diplomats in tit-for-tat moves. Following Skripal's release, the Metropolitan Police said it was making "good progress" in the case. (more...)
Texas high school on lockdown following reports of active shooter Texas high school on lockdown following reports of active shooter
- May 18, 2018

Officers responded to the school on State Highway 6 near Morning Glory Drive in Santa Fe just before 8am after getting reports of shots fired. Witnesses fleeing the scene described a shooter opening fire inside an art class, as students ran from the school, jumping over fences and fleeing to a nearby auto-repair shop, according to KTRK-TV in Houston. (more...)
Malaysian police searches 2 of ex-PM Najib Razak's residences Malaysian police searches 2 of ex-PM Najib Razak's residences
- May 18, 2018

According to Mr Harpal, the safe had been locked for two decades because the key had been misplaced. At about 8.30am, he said some officers went to a room and made a decision to drill open a safe. But my instruction is very clear. At a press conference on Thursday, Mahathir had said the police had enough reason to raid Najib's house. "I want people to be treated decently", he said. (more...)
North Korea would get protections if it gives up nuclear weapons North Korea would get protections if it gives up nuclear weapons
- May 18, 2018

North Korea's first vice minister of foreign affairs, Kim Kye-gwan, on Wednesday cast doubt on whether the planned meeting between leader Kim and Mr Trump, which is set for Singapore , would be held. The site that is known by the name "The Punggye-RI site" that is located in the northeast side of North Korea has been used for testing of various nuclear tests. (more...)
Egypt's Sisi orders Gaza border opened for Ramadan Egypt's Sisi orders Gaza border opened for Ramadan
- May 18, 2018

Islamist group Hamas controls Gaza, but not its most important crossings, Rafah with Egypt and Erez with Israel. The last extended opening lasted three weeks in 2013. However, on Monday, the authorities made a decision to extend the opening to provide humanitarian aid to the Palestinians after the killing of at dozens of civilians by the Israeli occupation army during protests in Gaza against the transfer of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. (more...)
Rome Masters: Sharapova beats Gavrilova in straight sets Rome Masters: Sharapova beats Gavrilova in straight sets
- May 18, 2018

After Sharapova went on the win the game, set, and the match, she launched the brand new piece of racket in the air. "I've seen quite a bit", said Sharapova of her quarter-final opponent. Through it all, Ostapenko kept her mind on the job, and admirably, though she may have heaved a sigh of relief when Konta upped her attack but netted an easy volley after the Briton had worked her only break chance of the set. (more...)
Rocks spew from volcano summit Rocks spew from volcano summit
- May 18, 2018

USGS geologists and staff were evacuated from the Kilauea summit shortly before the explosion. One of the latest shots is a view of a "moonscape" with a massive rock in the middle. Hawaii's emergency management agency advised people in the area affected by ash to stay in their homes if possible. "UC Berkeley Volcanologist Stephen Self says that's what the activity on the volcano has been leading up to, red hot lava flowing down out of the crater to an epic meeting with the groundwater below". (more...)
Malaysian Politician Anwar Ibrahim Released from Prison Malaysian Politician Anwar Ibrahim Released from Prison
- May 18, 2018

Wednesday's raid lasted for nearly 18 hours, according to a representative on Najib's legal team, Harpal Singh Grewal. This comes after a nighttime search at Mr Najib's home this week, when police seized personal items including several boxes of items like handbags, clothes and personal belongings as evidence, his lawyer said. (more...)
Centre announces ceasefire in J&K during Ramzan Centre announces ceasefire in J&K during Ramzan
- May 18, 2018

Addressing a press conference in Srinagar on Thursday Er Rasheed said that a police officer in Handwara has already begun the operation to sabotage the ceasefire process, obviously at the behest of his seniors. "The initiative is meant to give common masses and right-thinking people of J&K a respite from violence and encourage them to isolate militants, thus breaking the cycle of bloodshed, funerals and recruitment of locals into their ranks", said an official. (more...)
EU To Use 'Blocking Statute' Against US Sanctions On Iran EU To Use 'Blocking Statute' Against US Sanctions On Iran
- May 18, 2018

France , Macron said , backed proposals by the European Commission to protect and compensate European companies that might be hit by United States sanctions for trading with Iran. Last night the Netherlands Foreign Minister Stef Blok said he would try to protect European companies from the "consequences" of the U.S. secondary sanctions when he meets Trump administration officials. (more...)
United States of America may impose sanctions against companies engaged in Nord Stream 2 construction United States of America may impose sanctions against companies engaged in Nord Stream 2 construction
- May 18, 2018

ClientEarth said it has submitted a complaint to a Finnish court to stop the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline through the country. The Nord Stream 2 project is also raising security concerns and could lead to USA sanctions, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Diplomacy Sandra Oudkirk said Thursday in Berlin. (more...)
Readout of Secretary Mattis Meeting with Uzbekistan President Readout of Secretary Mattis Meeting with Uzbekistan President
- May 18, 2018

President Donald Trump says the US has not received any official notice from North Korea that the country is going to back out of a planned summit between Trump and leader Kim Jung Un in June. Uzbekistan's leader says his country and the USA are developing a "new era" of cooperation. President Donald Trump says he is working closely with Uzbekistan on trade and military ties as he welcomes the nation's leader to the White House. (more...)
Shots fired at Trump golf resort in Florida, police say Shots fired at Trump golf resort in Florida, police say
- May 18, 2018

The earnings were a minimal revenue change from Trump's disclosure form the previous year , which reported $287.8 million from the beginning of 2016 to April 15, 2017, according to analysis by MarketWatch . The venue became a hot spot for supporters, lobbyists, White House officials, and foreign dignitaries in Washington, and has been a see-and-be-seen venue since Trump's inauguration. (more...)
BSF jawan, civilian injured in Pakistan shelling along IB in J&K BSF jawan, civilian injured in Pakistan shelling along IB in J&K
- May 18, 2018

The Pakistani rangers resorted to unprovoked firing on the IB in Samba and Hiranagar sectors, BSF sources had said. In the heavy Pakistan shelling in R.S. He is survived by a three-year-old son and a one-year-old daughter. In the exchanges, a BSF jawan suffered injuries and has been hospitalised. Firing exchanges between the two sides continued till the early hours, they added. (more...)
Report of gunman prompts Las Vegas mall evacuation Report of gunman prompts Las Vegas mall evacuation
- May 18, 2018

No word on what's happening, but there are reports of shots fired. "We were told there may be a possible active shooter", a reporter for the CBS affiliate said, citing social-media accounts of people inside the mall. There's a massive police presence at the Boulevard Mall. However, police say the gun appears to be a fake. In October, a gunman opened fire on concertgoers Las Vegas, killing 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. (more...)
Miguna Miguna 'accepts' Sonko's surprise nomination Miguna Miguna 'accepts' Sonko's surprise nomination
- May 18, 2018

One of Miguna's lawyers Nelson Havi, told local television, Citizen TV , that he would advise his client to accept the nomination. The MCAs, drawn from Jubilee party, noted that the self-declared National Resistance Movement (NRM) general is not a member of he ruling party, and is therefore, not eligible to fill the position. (more...)
White House Weighs in on Laurel vs. Yanny Debate: 'I Hear Covfefe' White House Weighs in on Laurel vs. Yanny Debate: 'I Hear Covfefe'
- May 18, 2018

Laurel debate took a dark turn when the U.S. Air Force thought it would be a good idea to use it in a now-deleted tweet that bragged about repressing a Taliban offensive. But there are also plenty of White House staffs who only hear Yanny , including strategic-communications director Mercedes Schlapp. "Who's Yanny? " Vice President Pence asks. (more...)
European Union chief Tusk asks: 'With friends like Trump, who needs enemies?'
- May 18, 2018

Macron spoke as the Commission, which negotiates trade matters on behalf of the bloc, published a law preparing retaliation. France, Macron said, backed proposals by the European Commission to protect and compensate European companies that might be hit by USA sanctions for trading with Iran. (more...)
Saskatchewan wants Ottawa to get tough with BC over Trans Mountain pipeline Saskatchewan wants Ottawa to get tough with BC over Trans Mountain pipeline
- May 18, 2018

Last month, Kinder Morgan announced the suspension of work for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, running from its Baseline Road terminal to Burnaby, B.C. The Liberals still don't have a concrete plan of action to remove delays. "Instead of the private sector paying to build this pipeline, taxpayers will now be responsible for cleaning up Horgan's mess", he said in a statement. (more...)
China to end anti-dumping probe on United States sorghum imports China to end anti-dumping probe on United States sorghum imports
- May 18, 2018

Trump criticized China earlier on Thursday as being "very spoiled" on trade with the United States but said he was aiming for an overall deal with Beijing. The US, the world's largest economy, has a trade deficit of nearly Dollars 500 billion with the world's second largest economy China. The United States' two biggest exports to China were aircraft at $16 billion a year ago, and soybeans, at $12 billion. (more...)
Mayawati blames Rahul for BJP's stellar Karnataka win Mayawati blames Rahul for BJP's stellar Karnataka win
- May 18, 2018

Late on Wednesday night, the Congress and JD (S) challenged Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R Vala's decision in the top court to invite the BJP to form the government even when the saffron party, with 105 MLAs, including one Independent MLA, is seven short of the halfway mark of 112. (more...)
Why BJP shouldn't have been allowed to form government in Karnataka Why BJP shouldn't have been allowed to form government in Karnataka
- May 18, 2018

Singhvi contended that while even imposition of President's Rule under Article 356 is subject to judicial review and wondered why the Governor's decision can not be subjected to judicial review. JD (S) leader HD Kumaraswamy accused the BJP of horse trading. Arguing for the Union of India , Attorney General K.K. Venugopal said: "we don't know what happened in exchanges between Governor and Yeddyurappa, or what he has said in his letter". (more...)
Mohamed Salah boots to be displayed in British Museum Mohamed Salah boots to be displayed in British Museum
- May 18, 2018

Salah's donation is apparently the first-ever football boots shown by the museum, who are aiming to highlight the efforts of a modern Egyptian hero. They are footballer Mo Salah's mint green X17 Deadly Strike boots, to be exact. Salah's boots will be displayed next week at the London museum ahead of Liverpool's Champions League final match against Real Madrid . The left-footed striker has gained national treasure status in Egypt by helping the team get to the World Cup 2018. (more...)
Dangote Cement Manager, Deep Kamra killed by gunmen in Ethiopia Dangote Cement Manager, Deep Kamra killed by gunmen in Ethiopia
- May 18, 2018

However, Addis Ababa assured none of that would happen, while defending the need to build the dam to bring electricity to almost 60 million Ethiopians who lack it. Egypt's President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi announced that the negotiations on the control of water resources of the Nile, which was fought with the Sudan and Ethiopia failed to achieve a breakthrough. (more...)
North Korea Threatens to Pull Out of Summit North Korea Threatens to Pull Out of Summit
- May 18, 2018

In addition to threatening to pull out of the meeting with Trump, the North abruptly canceled a planned meeting with South Korean officials over joint U.S. China has called for the building of mutual trust through the suspension of large-scale US and South Korean war games in return for a halt of the North's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests. (more...)
Body found in search for missing teenage girl Body found in search for missing teenage girl
- May 18, 2018

The body remains at the scene which is being preserved for a technical examination. Fourteen-year-old Anastasia Kriegel has been missing from home since Monday. "We believe the body to be that of Ana Kriegel". "We are appealing to the public for their assistance at this time". St Catherine's Park comprises 200 acres of woods and grassland across Dublin and Kildare. (more...)
Fleeing Juvenile Tosses Stolen Gun, Hartford Police Say Fleeing Juvenile Tosses Stolen Gun, Hartford Police Say
- May 18, 2018

The juvenile has a record of arrests for crimes including assault and auto theft, Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley said. "This morning, a Hartford Police Officer sustained severe stab wounds while in the line of duty". Authorities haven't released the names of the officer and suspect. She reportedly suffered several serious stab wounds. Two civilians who worked in the building were able to disarm the suspect, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin said. (more...)
Syria's Assad meets Russia's Putin in Sochi on future peace talks Syria's Assad meets Russia's Putin in Sochi on future peace talks
- May 18, 2018

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Assad informed the Russian president of his decision to send a delegation to the United Nations to discuss reforming the country's constitution as part of a UN-sponsored peace process. Russian Federation has been one of Assad's most critical allies throughout the ongoing civil war in Syria. "This stability is a wide door opened for the political process", Assad told Putin, according to the report. (more...)
New Jersey student, teacher killed after bus collides with truck New Jersey student, teacher killed after bus collides with truck
- May 18, 2018

Forty-three people from the bus and the truck driver were taken to three area hospitals. A Mendez-owned dump truck driven by a driver police say had a suspended license struck and killed a French fashion stylist in Manhattan in January 2011, according to court records . (more...)

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