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Case registered against PTI MPA for attacking grid station

He also confirmed registration of FIR against two PTI parliamentarians MNA Junaid Akbar Khan and MPA Shakeel Khan. Amid slogans chanted by the PTI workers against the government, Fazal alleged that PESCO was running its affairs on the directions of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) leader Amir Muqam and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman. [Full Article...]

Unruly man subdued on jet heading to Hawaii

Eyewitnesses say that he attempted to push past the cart, at which point, several passengers grabbed him from behind and lashed him to his seat with duct tape, where he remained for the rest of the journey. The plane was escorted into Honolulu by two F-22 fighter jets. The 25-year-old had been drinking, airport police explained in a statement , but wasn't drunk. [Full Article...]

Iran will keep on progressing its missile programme: President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran , Iran , Monday, May 22, 2017. Ultimate power in Iran rests not with the president but with the supreme leader, who is chosen by a clerical panel and has the final say over all matters of state. [Full Article...]

North Korea fires yet another ballistic missile, say United States and South Korea

North Korea fires yet another ballistic missile, say United States and South Korea The Korea Herald reports that South Koreans scrambled in response, with South Korean President Moon assembling an emergency meeting of the country's security council. "This ballistic missile launch by North Korea is highly problematic from the perspective of the safety of shipping and air traffic, and is a clear violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions", Chief Cabinet Secretary Y... [Full Article...]

Seeded Kerber loses in first round of French Open

Earlier in 2004, Justin Hennin and Serena Williams took the second round in 2014. She is only the fifth female No. 1 seed to lose in the first round of a major. This marked Kerber's 11th consecutive trip to the French Open with her best coming in 2012 when she reached the quarterfinals. Cutting a troubled figure on court a world away from the feisty baseliner who last season battled her way ... [Full Article...]

President Trump condemns Manchester bombing, calls attackers 'evil losers'

President Trump condemns Manchester bombing, calls attackers 'evil losers' But Trump's remarks notably omitted mention of the long-heralded, two-state solution, which has been a consistent policy supported by American governments for the past 30 years. Bethlehem also holds deep significance as the site where Christians believe Jesus was born and welcomes thousands of pilgrims each year for Christmas. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner 'wanted secret line to Russia': Diplomat

Jared Kushner 'wanted secret line to Russia': Diplomat And it ensures that Mr Trump will be thrust back into the din of the Russian Federation scandal upon his return to Washington this weekend following his first foreign trip, a tour of the Middle East and Europe. Mr Lewandowski's return would be a particularly notable development, given the fact that he was sacked by Mr Trump after clashing with staff and Mr Trump's adult children. [Full Article...]

Iranian First Vice-President withdraws candidacy in Iran's presidential race

Iranian First Vice-President withdraws candidacy in Iran's presidential race Iran's hardline security and judicial powers, which operate separately to the presidency and are close to Iran's ultimate authority - Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei - have banned media from publishing Khatami's image or mentioning his name. [Full Article...]

Trump tells confidants, US will leave Paris climate deal

After a first round of meetings Friday, Cohn, who favors retaining the agreement, had said Trump's position was "evolving". President Trump has had, according to the White House, a successful maiden trip outside the U.S. Trump is seated between Beji Caid Essebsi, president of Tunisia, and Mahamadou Issoufou, the president of Niger, for his first meeting of the day. He'll be returning to Wash... [Full Article...]

Ivanka hales Saudi progress on women's rights

Ivanka hales Saudi progress on women's rights JERUSALEM (AP) - President Donald Trump solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, sending a signal of solidarity to an ally he's pushing to work harder toward peace with the Palestinians. Trump is seeking to ease concerns that his policies won't be as beneficial to Israel as once believed. You can't make this stuff up. Trump and his entourage touch down ... [Full Article...]

NKorea fires apparent Scud-type missile into eastern waters

The launch was immediately reported to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who called a meeting of the National Security Council at 7:30 a.m. (2230 GMT Sunday), South Korea's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement. "U.S". The missile was tracked for six minutes, US Pacific Command said, confirming that the projectile landed in the Sea of Japan. That test reached an altitude ... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll rises to 146

Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll rises to 146 Officials say at least 104 people are missing after the floods hit on Friday along with cascades of red mud that swallowed village homes. We have lost all our belongings and remain in the clothes we wore. India has sent two vessels and 2,000 military personnel to assist in rescue operations. Sri Lankan cricket team are in England for the ICC Champions Trophy and they will begin their campai... [Full Article...]

Roseville Scouting Troops Honor Veterans for Memorial Day

Roseville Scouting Troops Honor Veterans for Memorial Day A "Patriot's Parade " is also planned for 11 a.m. Monday in Lewiston starting on Center Street and ending at Academy Park. Commander Carter said the group will be back at Angelus Memorial park Cemetery on Monday for a Memorial Day ceremony at the flag pole at noon. [Full Article...]

Indian ship with relief materials arrives in flood hit SL

A Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) airman died after falling from a helicopter during a flood rescue operation in Neluwa area in Galle. The Sri Lankan government has appealed to the United Nations and neighbouring countries for assistance. Sri Lanka issued an worldwide appeal for help as reports came in from areas which had been inaccessible earlier in the day, with neighbouring India sending t... [Full Article...]

Trump reveals US' plans to exit Paris climate deal to 'confidants'

The Guardian newspaper's Jon Henley, the paper's European affairs correspondent, argued in his assessment of Trump's visit: "It may, mercifully, have passed off without apocalyptic mishap, but Donald Trump's first transatlantic trip as US president still left European leaders shaken". [Full Article...]

Trump returns home and fires up Twitter amid worsening scandal

Trump returns home and fires up Twitter amid worsening scandal Kushner spoke with Kislyak in December about exploring the incoming administration's options with Russian Federation as it developed its Syria policy. Flynn served briefly as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February. Flynn was sacked in February, officials saying he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed US sanctions against Russi... [Full Article...]

Merkel's party wins election in rivals' German heartland

Merkel's party wins election in rivals' German heartland German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) won 33% of the vote in North Rhine-Westphalia's state election on Sunday, official projections showed. The nationalist Alternative for Germany won 7.4 percent, giving it seats in its 13th state legislature. "I hail from the state where we just suffered a crushing election defeat". [Full Article...]

Iran's re-elected Rouhani vows 'no' to extremism

Election officials said "requests" and the "enthusiastic participation of people" were responsible for the extensions. Rouhani's first comment on the win came on Twitter, which is banned by government censors but followed widely by Iranians able to get around the curbs, highlighting the limits on expression that still exist in Iran despite his promises for greater openness. [Full Article...]

Philippines military strikes IS militant positions in embattled town

And yet, Trump still told him that he was "doing a great job" on the drug front during a call in late April - the same call in which he revealed the location of two nuclear submarines to Duterte. Nevertheless, Duterte also said on Friday that he was prepared to talk with the group's leaders. He and Filipino rights activists warned it sent the wrong signal to soldiers that they could commit r... [Full Article...]

Trump returns home from overseas

The source said the aim was to connect Mr Trump's chief national security adviser at the time, Michael Flynn, with Russian military leaders. The White House crisis management plan, Jared Kushner's standing with the boss and new congressional wrinkles in the Russian Federation investigation - they're all a part of our Inside Politics forecast. [Full Article...]


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