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UK Labour leader comes out fighting

She said the Conservatives would provide "strong and stable leadership" for Brexit and beyond, and promising to wage "a positive and optimistic campaign". And he will promise that, if elected prime minister, he will not "doff his cap" to the rich and powerful or "play by the rules" set by the establishment elite. [Full Article...]

United States to Stick to Refugee Deal With Australia, Pence Says

United States to Stick to Refugee Deal With Australia, Pence Says The deal struck by former president Barack Obama was publically labelled a "dumb" agreement by President Donald Trump. United States vice president Mike Pence has said America will honour a refugee resettlement deal with Australia that Donald Trump once described as "dumb". [Full Article...]

Mike Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Mike Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready' The North held a show of military might in a parade over the weekend and tested another missile on Sunday, which the Pentagon said blew up nearly immediately after launch . The report, carried by Reuters , also warned the USA and its allies "should not mess with us". "It is our belief by bringing together the family of nations with diplomatic and economic pressure we have a chance of achieving... [Full Article...]

Over 100 Killed, Wounded in Taliban Attack on Afghan Military Base

The NATO Resolute Support Mission also condemned the attack, calling it reprehensible. "It was a chaotic scene and I didn't know what to do", said one army officer wounded in the attack. "The dining room and the mosque are close to each other", said Lt-Col Aram. "There are seven to eight checkpoints from the main gate and without inside help this vehicle can not enter the compound and get to the m... [Full Article...]

The Queen birthday: Why Elizabeth II celebrates it twice REVEALED

The formal proclamation of her reign as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was held on February 8, 1952. Elizabeth also has an official birthday, marked in June - when the British weather is better - with the "Trooping the Color" military parade. [Full Article...]

Syrian regime used Sarin or similar chemical agent in Idlib attack: watchdog

Syrian regime used Sarin or similar chemical agent in Idlib attack: watchdog The U.S. launched 59 cruise missiles on the Syrian government's Shayrat Airbase two weeks ago, following the suspected toxic gas attack on a rebel-held town that killed more than 80 people. The movement of the aircraft to the air base at Bassel Al-Assad International Airport began shortly after the US's April 6 Tomahawk cruise missile strike on Shayrat air base, which destroyed some 24 Syrian wa... [Full Article...]

Leaves Saturday's game after hit to head

Leaves Saturday's game after hit to head Cause for concern? Part of the Maple Leafs problem on Sunday stemmed from the fact they were down to four defencemen for much of the second and third period. Mike Babcock promised "pain" when he was hired as the Leafs head coach in May 2015, but that pain was really short-lived. That's when it's a totally different program. [Full Article...]

Pence pushes for improved trade with Aust

Pence pushes for improved trade with Aust Ms Bishop, who invited Mr Pence to Australia when they met in Washington in February, has been vocal about the need for more United States engagement in Asia, and even observed recently that many countries were "in a strategic holding pattern" as they waited to see what Mr Trump would do. [Full Article...]

March for Science attracts thousands in Berlin

Scientists said they were anxious about political and public rejection of established science such as climate change and the safety of vaccine immunizations. So Villabon went all out, donning a Tyrannosaurus rex costume and holding a sign that said: "Hey tiny hands fund EPA study". Enthusiasts say their March for Science on Saturday in communities around the world is meant to "support science fo... [Full Article...]

Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has vowed to enforce federal anti-marijuana laws, even in those states where it is legal. While most parents want to keep marijuana away from their children, 56 percent of the respondents say marijuana use is socially acceptable. [Full Article...]

United States supercarrier to arrive in Sea of Japan in days: Pence

United States supercarrier to arrive in Sea of Japan in days: Pence Two Japanese destroyers joined the USS Carl Vinson and two other U.S. warships as they continued their journey north in the western Pacific Ocean, the U.S. In the face of the USA moves, North Korea said on Friday the state of affairs on the Korean peninsula was "extremely perilous". But the Navy admitted Tuesday the ships were in fact sent in the opposite direction - away from Singapore and towa... [Full Article...]

US Defense Secretary Mattis says Syria retains chemical weapons

US Defense Secretary Mattis says Syria retains chemical weapons The Pentagon has said that the strike had damaged or destroyed about 20 percent of the Syrian military's operational aircraft. "This follows very strong and forthright words on the part of President Trump and very forthright deeds against the use of chemical weapons by Iran's proxy, Syria", said Netanyahu. [Full Article...]

Iran Foreign Minister slams 'worn-out' USA nuclear accusations

Iranian Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo fired back at what he called the "unsubstantiated" USA charges, saying the United States is waging a "misleading propaganda campaign" against his country. He also said he has not changed his opinion that it was a "terrible agreement". "And our allies, notably Israel , are extremely upset at the moment about Iranian aggression in the region". [Full Article...]

Footage shows Mother of All Bombs' devastating power

Footage shows Mother of All Bombs' devastating power Thursday's strike comes in the middle of an Afghan government-led operation to clear ISIS-K from Achin, and despite (as if the bomb's use was unexceptional) there should be little doubt the strike shows a new preference for large displays of force in US-partner-led operations in Afghanistan. [Full Article...]

Trump, Italian prime minister speak at joint news conference

On another subject, as he stood alongside Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni at the White House , Trump voiced optimism that the US had successfully enlisted China to try to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons program. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. They want to change how we live . The deal was put in place to reduce the nuclear cap... [Full Article...]

Paris terror shooting: First photos of Champs Elysees attacker emerge

It saw the assailant getting off a auto and opening fire at officers inside another vehicle. French presidential candidates on Friday announced the halt of their campaigns after the fatal shooting of a Paris police officer, for which the Islamic State took credit. [Full Article...]

BJP believes in innocence of its leaders in Babri case: Prasad

If the parties involved feel that the top court's order is not being followed in letter and spirit then they will be having the liberty to approach the apex court. Despite the change of government at the centre in 2014, the CBI maintained that Advani and other BJP leaders met the night before the mosque was brought down and decided that it would be razed, rendering the demolition a "pre-meditate... [Full Article...]

Valenzuela protests call for President to step down, 8 killed so far

Valenzuela protests call for President to step down, 8 killed so far In recent protests, security forces have fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons. Over 400 people were arrested during protests on Wednesday, rights group Penal Forum said. "There are a lot of people in the opposition and they are full of courage". Of these, 33 people had multiple injuries, 10 with asphyxiation symptoms "as a result of tear gas" used by the police forces to disperse the... [Full Article...]

North Korea threatens Australia with nuclear strike over sanctions comments

North Korea threatens Australia with nuclear strike over sanctions comments The U.S. also has redeployed the USS Carl Vinson strike group to the Korean peninsula amid fears that Pyongyang may still conduct another nuclear test. The 15-member Security Council traditionally condemns all launches by Pyongyang. "When we requested to restore the agreed language that was of political importance and expressed commitment to continue to work on the draft. [Full Article...]

Rare parchment copy of Declaration of Independence found in England

Rare parchment copy of Declaration of Independence found in England The document is the only other known parchment copy of the Declaration besides the one housed in the National Archives in Washington, D.C. While the newly discovered document was found in the West Sussex Record Office in Chichester, UK, it was created in the USA during the 1780s, the researchers claim. [Full Article...]


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