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Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster last week would not tell reporters whether Israel's holiest site, the Western Wall , is located in Israel proper. They've had enough of the bloodshed and the killing. They tell me this is going to be harder than I thought. "But we can only get there (by) working together". [Full Article...]

South Korea's Moon appoints top ministers and security adviser

Mr Kim, a former vice-finance minister and chief at the Office for Government Policy Coordination, is an economics expert who is well respected in political circles, academia and industry, the presidential office said. Chung is a career diplomat who was mainly in charge of trade. If appointed, Ms Kang will be the first female chief in the ministry's nearly 70-year history as Mr Moon seeks to fulfi... [Full Article...]

Tillerson says he hopes Rouhani ends Iran missile program in new term

In 2013, Rouhani won the presidential election with almost 51 per cent of the vote. "I'm very happy because I've reached what I wanted, which was not Mr Rouhani himself, but the path of reform, freedom and progress", said Pegah, 25. The contentiousness of the campaign could make it more hard for Rouhani to secure the consent of hardliners to carry out his agenda, said Abbas Milani, director of t... [Full Article...]

Congressional panels promise thorough probe into Comey firing

Members of key congressional committees are pledging to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling into the USA presidential election, including why former FBI director James Comey was ousted from his job. Over the course of his eight-day trip, he will also visit Israel, Vatican City, Belgium and Italy before returning to the US on May 27. Why wouldn't Trump simply ask the FBI... [Full Article...]

Abe, Moon discuss North Korea, 'comfort women' issue

Abe, Moon discuss North Korea, 'comfort women' issue This, in turn, could alarm a more conservative Washington. White House spokesman Sean Spicer also read a statement on Moon's election win. Mr Moon was part of the South's last liberal government, which pursued a "Sunshine policy" of reconciliation and dialogue with the North, and is widely expected to shift away Ms Park's hardline approach. [Full Article...]

High society: Pippa Middleton marries at almost-royal event

High society: Pippa Middleton marries at almost-royal event She arrived in a vintage Jaguar to enter the church on the arm of her father. Later on, Kate ushered the children to the rear of the church to make their entrance before the ceremony and was seen shooshing them. "You can't do better than that", she said. High profile guests soon followed, including the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince Harry , reality star Sp... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation investigation IDs White House official

Russian Federation investigation IDs White House official The report did not name the adviser. "As the Presidents has stated before - a thorough investigation will confirm there was no collusion between the campaign and any foreign entity", White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. The Justice Department issued the text of Mr Rosenstein's opening remarks for the briefings on Capitol Hill. "Everybody thinks so", Trump said. The White House has been t... [Full Article...]

Gloomy Monday: Locally heavy rain threat to start the week

Gloomy Monday: Locally heavy rain threat to start the week The heaviest rains are predicted for Monday afternoon and evening. Look for watches and warnings from the National Weather Service. Rain ramps back up toward the morning commute on Tuesday , with pockets or torrential rain possible. It will be in effect through Tuesday evening. Excessive rainfall may result in flooding of low-lying or poor drainage areas...creeks and streams. [Full Article...]

This Nokia 3310 clone costs only Rs 799

This Nokia 3310 clone costs only Rs 799 The Darago 3310 is available for only Rs 799 and can be bought via FlipKart. The Nokia 3310, which has been of one the most hotly anticipated phones of the year, officially launched in India on May 18 for Rs 3310. Ever since HMD Global resurrected the iconic Nokia 3310 at the Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC 2017) back in February, a unusual nostalgia has gripped the world. [Full Article...]

Boeing Co signs defense, commercial deals with Saudi Arabia

Towards the end of past year the U.S. Department of State revealed that there were plans for Saudi Arabia to purchase CH-47F Chinook cargo choppers besides related equipment, support and training worth approximately $3.51 billion. The partnership in the aviation sector began on February 14, 1945 when US President Franklin D. Roosevelt presented a twin-engine DC-3 Dakota airplane to Saudi King Abdu... [Full Article...]

LG Unveils Rugged X-Venture Budget Smartphone Exclusive to AT&T

LG Unveils Rugged X-Venture Budget Smartphone Exclusive to AT&T LG's aim with the X Venture was to build a phone that suits the needs of the outdoor explorer, or anyone that just wants a good device that can handle the life of an adventurer. The X venture has also been MIL-STD 810G tested for resistance to things like shock and extreme temperatures. It will be made available in two color variants- Black and Brown. [Full Article...]

Russian foreign minister mocks media over Trump disclosures

Russian foreign minister mocks media over Trump disclosures Moscow values the fact that Cyprus tends to avoid EU-imposed anti-Russian sentiments, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday. Lavrov also meant to exchange views on the issue of Cyprus reunification. He said the USA and Russian Federation must pool efforts in the fight against terrorism and work together to strengthen nuclear non-proliferation. He joked that some USA media were ... [Full Article...]

Congressman Calls For Trump's Impeachment On House Floor

Congressman Calls For Trump's Impeachment On House Floor The next day he gave Russians classified information in the Oval Office. His request came after the New York Times reported that Trump allegedly asked Comey to shut down the FBI's investigation into national security adviser Michael Flynn, who stepped down in February over his phone talks with the Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak. [Full Article...]

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat taking on water, officials say

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat taking on water, officials say They offered boat safety checks and talked with people, including kids, about having proper safety equipment on boats. "But we are always prepared to respond to emergency situations on the water". Paddlecraft users are required to have, and preferably wear, a Coast Guard-approved life jacket at all times, the release said. No injuries or pollution were reported, and the mariners were wearing life ... [Full Article...]

Senate on track to confirm Iowa governor as China envoy

Senate on track to confirm Iowa governor as China envoy Gov. Kim Reynolds will be sworn in as Iowa's 43rd governor at the Iowa State Capitol Building in Des Moines. Branstad's move to Beijing will end his 22-year-long tenure as Iowa's governor. Joni Ernst, Iowa's other U.S. Senator, said Branstad will be an "effective advocate" for U.S. interests in China. Intellectual property theft and continued barriers faced by US agricultural producers were amon... [Full Article...]

Firestorm over Comey's dismissal adds to Trump frustrations

Firestorm over Comey's dismissal adds to Trump frustrations When Trump then pressed for "honest loyalty", Comey told him, "You will have that", recounted the Comey associate. In reference to a January dinner between the president and Comey that the president discussed in the Holt interview, Feinstein said Trump's reported request of a loyalty pledge from the director was inappropriate. [Full Article...]

Anthony Weiner Pleads Guilty in Sexting Case, Could Get Years in Prison

It reported that the messages, which began when the girl was a sophomore in high school, indicated Weiner knew she was a minor. The Democratic former congressman apologized to the 15-year-old, saying, "I have a sickness, but I do not have an excuse". [Full Article...]

WannaCry is your fault — Microsoft to NSA

WannaCry is your fault — Microsoft to NSA Ransomware attacks rise 167 times in 2016 compared to 2015 as per the stats. "I hope that if another attack occurs, the damage will be a lot less". But the ransomware making headlines, called WannaCry, is a bit unusual. He added it was a helpful thing that the company had set up a patch capable of stopping the attack. [Full Article...]

Constable who fled with rifles joins Hizbul Mujahideen

Constable who fled with rifles joins Hizbul Mujahideen The constable identified as Syed Naveed Mushtaq who joined the department in 2012 fled away with four guns and ammunition. Besides police confirmation, militant outfit Hizbul Mujhadeen also confirmed the entry of police constable into the militant organization. [Full Article...]

Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi

Trump heads to Israel in possible first arrival from Saudi Preparations for the visit have led to criticism from Israeli right-wingers after US officials declined to say whether the Western Wall was part of Israel . "They've had enough of the bloodshed and the killing, and I think you're going to see things starting to happen". Trump's visit will be closely scrutinized as he seeks ways to restart peace efforts. [Full Article...]


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