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U.S. plans 1st defense test of ICBM intercept amid North Korea threat

U.S. plans 1st defense test of ICBM intercept amid North Korea threat Gen. Vincent Stewart as saying. Despite the lack of South Korean assistance, North Korea has in recent years reported declining cases of malaria largely thanks to anti-malaria aid programs by global organizations. The Pentagon has also moved an anti-missile system to South Korea, the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system. Each interceptor is topped with an Exo-atmospheric Kill Vehicl... [Full Article...]

Taiwan court rules in favour of same-sex marriage, first in Asia

In a landmark decision , Taiwan's high court has ruled on Wednesday that barring same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The panel was undecided, however, on whether to directly change the civil code, which looks after family law, or to create a brand new individual law for same-sex couples. [Full Article...]

Pentagon plans first test of ICBM intercept: U.S. media

The Ground-based Midcourse Defense System being tested Tuesday has a mixed track record, counting a successful intercept only four of the last seven attempts, according to Pentagon statistics. The kill vehicle or "Interceptor" has an internal guidance system that steers it into the incoming missile's warhead, destroying it on impact. Gregson agrees with the Pentagon's decision to take the ap... [Full Article...]

Trump tells Duterte of two US nuclear subs in Korean waters

Trump tells Duterte of two US nuclear subs in Korean waters On the other hand, Trump boasted that he can handle the situation and said the U.S. has two submarines ready to respond while Duterte asked the United States president to keep pressure on Kim. Duterte's own mind displays frequent signs of fraying, not least when he called Trump's predecessor Barack Obama a "son of a whore". While the USA military will frequently announce the deployment of aircra... [Full Article...]

Latham partner withdraws from Federal Bureau of Investigation director race after early-stage interviews

Lieberman was among four candidates Trump interviewed at the White House on Wednesday. Joseph Lieberman departs the White House after meeting with U.S. "It was unexpected. Not something I was seeking", Lieberman, an Independent, said. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) "We don't need anyone who's put on a red shirt or blue shirt - or who's campaigned for president". [Full Article...]

Jared Martin, who played Dusty Farlow on 'Dallas,' dies

Jared Martin, who played Dusty Farlow on 'Dallas,' dies Martin worked on other projects after his time on Dallas but Dusty will always be the role he's remembered for. R. was shot by an unknown assailant and that's when viewer polls and Las Vegas oddsmakers picked Dusty as the favorite to the question, "Who shot J. [Full Article...]

Russians say Trump's son-in-law wanted a secret line to the Kremlin

The New York Times reported on Friday that these communication lines were never set up, but their intended objective if executed had been to allow then-national security adviser Flynn to have secure and unfettered communication with Moscow about security issues. [Full Article...]

Militants open fire at security forces in Kashmir's Tral

Militants open fire at security forces in Kashmir's Tral Anti-India sentiment runs deep in IHK, one of the world's most heavily militarised areas. "He was rushed to the Tral hospital where he succumbed to his wounds". "How many more Kashmiris would India kill so mercilessly?" A spontaneous shutdown was observed in all districts and major towns of the Valley and protests started in Anantnag, Shopian, Kulgam, Pulwama, Badgam, Ganderbal, Srinagar and K... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner proposed secret back channel with Kremlin

She also said allegations of Russian meddling in U.S. elections are part of a well-thought out "smear campaign" that has nothing to do with reality. Current and former American officials said Kushner's activities, like those of many others around Trump, are under scrutiny as part of the investigation. [Full Article...]

Top Palestinian Authority Official Denies Reports of Trump-Led Regional Peace Initiative

Top Palestinian Authority Official Denies Reports of Trump-Led Regional Peace Initiative Trump slams Iran , culpabizing it with instability in the Middle East, accusing it of "funding, arming and equipping terrorists and militia that are sowing destruction and chaos in the region"; of destabilizing Syria where "Assad, supported by Iran, has committed crimes for which there are no words ". [Full Article...]

GST Bill is going to be consumer friendly: Jaitley

GST Bill is going to be consumer friendly: Jaitley Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said those opposing the implementation of GST in Jammu and Kashmir are against the interests of people of the state. " Telecom industry hails GST as an iconic reform but we are disappointed with announced rate of 18 percent". Items like hair oil, toothpaste and soaps, which are now taxed at 28 per cent, will be taxed at 18 per cent under GST. [Full Article...]

Police arrest 44-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing

Police arrest 44-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing The accompanying police statement said one of the last places he went to was a "city centre flat and from there he left to make his way to the Manchester Arena", where the attack took place. Officers also carried out a search of a property in Whalley Range. " We are now carrying out associated searches at a number of addresses ". Residents gathered in a large circle in the city's St. [Full Article...]

Merkel's conservatives win North Rhine-Westphalia vote

Merkel's conservatives win North Rhine-Westphalia vote Support for the SPD in North Rhine-Westphalia fell to 31.2 percent, the lowest since World War II in a traditional stronghold, while the Christian Democrats took 33 percent, a gain of 6.7 percentage points, according to official results. The pro-business Free Democrats won a strong 12.6% of the vote on Sunday after a campaign headed by their national leader, Christian Lindner. "This is a great... [Full Article...]

Trump tells 'confidants' USA will leave Paris climate deal--Axios

Pruitt was reportedly among those in which Trump confided that he intends to withdraw from the Paris Agreement . But since taking office, Trump has not moved to withdraw the USA from the Paris agreement. "The whole discussion on climate change has been very hard, even very unsatisfying", she said, adding that Trump was the only leader who did not reaffirm commitment to the Paris agreement. [Full Article...]

US Planes Strike Pro-Assad Convoy in Southern Syria

US Planes Strike Pro-Assad Convoy in Southern Syria The area around al-Tanf has been a source of tensions as both Syrian regime forces and USA -backed rebels advance there trying to rout Daesh terrorist group from the region. Syria said the strikes were a "blatant attack on forces fighting terrorism", while Russian Federation said they breached the country's sovereignty. [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Dhola-Sadiya, India's longest bridge today

Modi said that in the course of on a single day, in the form of the bridge over river Brahmaputra and an Agricultural Research Institute in Goghmukh, Assam got projects worth Rs 3,500 crore. "This bridge will boost tourism in the region and give employment to the people here". TDJA president Anuj Kalita and secretary Manoranjan Das expressed their gratitude to both the Central and State government... [Full Article...]

ISIS Militants from Indonesia Die in Marawi

Teachers who were trapped in the siege by Muslim militants of Marawi city comfort each other as they wait for their transport back to their hometowns in southern Philippines for the third day Thursday, May 25, 2017. Padilla said that this will be part of the Martial Law guidelines being crafted which will now be on the part of the administrator to exercise. The Maute group's rise is a sour... [Full Article...]

Delhi: Police quiz two doctors on kidney racket, three others get notices

Delhi: Police quiz two doctors on kidney racket, three others get notices Those who have been arrested include arrested Jayant Sahoo (32), Sulekha Panda (27), Anoj Patra (33) and Birju Paswan (45). According to the national daily, the man who had helped bust the kidney racket is Jaideep Sharma, who is pursuing MBA from Symbiosis Institute in Pune. [Full Article...]

Trump warns North Atlantic Treaty Organisation not to 'freeload off US'

The team around the new French president Emmanuel Macron say "they will be pressing Trump hard to make sure the United States sticks on the agreements Barack Obama struck at the UN Paris climate change conference summit", as reported in The Guardian . [Full Article...]

G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer A senior Italian diplomat said Trump and the heads of Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Japan and Canada saw eye-to-eye on many issues ahead of the two-day summit, but Washington remained isolated on commerce and the environment. But he never uttered the words "two-state solution", the longtime USA policy plan that would create a separate homeland for Palestinians. In Europe, however, the pugna... [Full Article...]


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