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'Wenger Out' banner photographed in South Africa's Jacob Zuma protest

'Wenger Out' banner photographed in South Africa's Jacob Zuma protest Anti-apartheid activist and Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu warned the ANC years back against behaving disgracefully and misrepresenting the people. One of the immediate sources of controversy has been last week's cabinet reshuffle which saw the removal of, among others, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan . [Full Article...]

Police officer injured after explosion at residence in north London

Police officer injured after explosion at residence in north London Three people have been injured in an explosion at a house in north London that left a basement ablaze. Police officers were called to the scene at midday after receiving reports the man was armed with a weapon. It is understood that bailiffs were at the property, the force said. "The address has been evacuated, but no neighbouring properties are affected at present". [Full Article...]

U.S. and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe

And Putin doesn't seem to see the connection between the White House and Moscow . After meeting with Tillerson, Sergey Lavrov warned the USA against any attempt to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power, saying it could lead to chaos as it did in Iraq and Libya, the CBC reports. [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump visits Kenosha for order signing

Pres. Trump visits Kenosha for order signing Workers from outside the country, he says, are often hired at low-grade information technology jobs and are paid less than American workers. "Does that make sense?" he said. One of the most popular was to steer the U.S.to "buy American, hire American". It was unclear whether the latest such order would yield immediate results. [Full Article...]

Trump alleges tax return protests were 'paid'

Trump and his administration initially said they couldn't release the tax documents until an ongoing audit of his finances had been completed by the Internal Revenue Service. Also read: As Tax Day approaches, this is the No. 1 concern of most Americans. Did Donald Trump pay his fair share of taxes; which banks and countries does his plethora of companies owe money; and have his previous IRS au... [Full Article...]

Canada: Trump is wrong when he says dairy practices unfair

That raised the ghastly prospect of Canadian milk producers, to whatever microscopic degree, having to compete for a living, and we can't have that. The program, which works similarly to the Class 6 pricing program set forth by Ontario, restricts the exportation of ultra-filtered milk - a protein-rich ingredient used in yogurt and cheese production. [Full Article...]

Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov

Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov His rival, 47-yeaer-old Baswedan, said as he voted in the south of the city that the election was "a celebration of democracy", which was being closely watched both at home and overseas and so it was important there should not be an atmosphere of tension. [Full Article...]

National Football League star gatecrashes Sean Spicer's press briefing

National Football League star gatecrashes Sean Spicer's press briefing The statement went on to thank the President for the honorary celebration and for supporting the team. It looked like Rutgers star and two-time All-Pro Devin McCourty was going to be the biggest star absent until Wednesday morning, when future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady dropped out because of " personal family matters ". [Full Article...]

See Korn's 12-year-old bassist make debut

See Korn's 12-year-old bassist make debut The short tour kicked off in Bogota, Colombia last night, and faithful fans captured video and a complete setlist . When not touring with one of the most famous nu metal bands, Trujillo plays bass for the Northern California band, The Helmets. [Full Article...]

New Zealanders brace for worst storm in a generation

New Zealand weather officials say that Cyclone Cook will be the worst to hit the country since 1968. The storm comes just a week after Cyclone Debbie hit New Zealand's North Island - forcing 2,000 people to evacuate as the town of Edgecumbe, Bay of Plenty, was flooded. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson: U.S. Is Conducting 'Comprehensive Review' Of Iran Nuclear Deal

Tillerson's notice to Congress was part of a 90-day process in which the president has to certify that Iran is complying with the nuclear accord. It architects, however, said they were cautiously optimistic that the deal would stay in place. [Full Article...]

Turkish electoral board head says ballots, envelopes in referendum are valid

Turkish electoral board head says ballots, envelopes in referendum are valid He also said the electoral board's last-minute decision to allow unstamped ballots had prevented proper record-keeping, meaning that it was now impossible to determine how many invalid or fake votes may have been counted. Turnout across the country was 87 percent. Sunday's referendum asked voters to choose Yes or No on an 18-article bill that would see the country switch from a parliamentary to ... [Full Article...]

UK Parliament votes in favour of early national election

Britain is set to go to the polls on June 8 after an overwhelming majority of MPs backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call to hold a general election on that date. There can be no turning back". Critics of an early election accuse May of taking advantage of low ratings for the main opposition Labour Party. [Full Article...]

China, EU keen to push message of free trade, engagement

Mogherini said a remark from her 12-year-old daughter that China was in a region threatened by nuclear war underscored the importance of joint action to prevent the situation from further deteriorating. Beijing, meanwhile, wants the European Union to grant it market economy status, which would make it harder for the European Union to impose punitive tariffs on Chinese imports that it deems to be u... [Full Article...]

Washington unemployment rate drops to 4.7 percent

Washington unemployment rate drops to 4.7 percent The national unemployment rate was 4.5 percent this March and 3.3 percent in the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett area. Oregon's 3.8 percent unemployment rate was significantly lower than the US unemployment rate of 4.5 percent in March. Meanwhile only two industries cut jobs over the year: mining and logging (-100 jobs, or 1.3%); and wholesale trade (-1,000 jobs, or -1.3%). Statewide, construction jo... [Full Article...]

Assam CM orders probe on youth carrying kin's body on cycle

Assam CM orders probe on youth carrying kin's body on cycle In one of the many tragic replays of the story past year of Dana Majhi - who walked to his village carrying his dead wife on his shoulder - the man was seen in visuals on TV channels walking with his brother's body on a bamboo bridge that is the only link between his village and the town. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election

United Kingdom lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election The Liberal Democrats were in a coalition government with the Conservatives between 2010 and 2015 but were crushed in an election that year, losing all but eight of their seats in the House of Commons. "We intend to review our sterling forecasts in coming days", they said. "They are wrong", she said. " They want to unite together to divide our country and we will not let them do it". [Full Article...]

Oilers ripped apart by Sharks, series tied 2-2

The Sharks counter with this season's top scoring defenseman, Brent Burns , among much of the same cast that reached the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 2016. "We gave them all the momentum they needed to carry through for the rest of the game". Defenseman Oscar Klefbom showed no ill effects from the bone bruise in his left foot he suffered in the previous contest as he saw a team-high 24... [Full Article...]

Israel says Assad still has chemical weapons

Israel says Assad still has chemical weapons Assad agreed in 2013 to declare and dispose of all his chemical weapons under United Nations supervision, but his forces have repeatedly been accused of using them since then. Syria's presidential advisor Buthaina Shaba'an said on Wednesday that her government's main ally, Russia , assured the Syrian government that there will be no more U.S. [Full Article...]

Iran complying with 2015 nuclear deal - Rex Tillerson

Tillerson said a 90-day review of the deal by the Trump administration will not only look at whether Iran is complying with the deal, as the State Department certified it was on April 18, but also whether Tehran's behavior in the region continues to undermine usa interests. [Full Article...]


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