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New Orleans Removes Second Confederate Monument

South. The sculpture casts the president of the Confederacy, whose states seceded and fought to preserve slavery in the USA, as a dignified leader, gesturing towards unseen devotees with an outstretched arm and open hand. Mayor Landrieu has said the two remaining Confederate monuments slated to be removed , of Generals Robert E. Lee and P.G.T. Beauregard, may come down at "anytime, sooner rathe... [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency special unit focus on North Korea activities

Central Intelligence Agency special unit focus on North Korea activities Kim Jong Un's regime "continues efforts to expand its stockpile of weapons-grade fissile materials", but "there is still a lot of development needed before" it can deploy a weapon such as a mobile ICBM able to reach the USA mainland, Navy Commander William Marks, a Defense Intelligence Agency spokesman, said via email. [Full Article...]

'Planned By AAP', Says Kapil Mishra On Being Attacked During Protest

While Mishra's aides allege that Bharadwaj said he was an AAP member, the Arvind Kejriwal-led party said that on the contrary, he was with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Mr Mishra's supporters beat up the man and handed him over to the police. "Last night I was threatened by some unidentified people who said I will be shot. [Full Article...]

Trump downplays spat with Turnbull, says everything is 'fantastic'

President ". "Well Mr President, you're right, in Australia and every other major country on Earth they guarantee health care to all people. I'm president! Can you believe it?!" "We'll quote you on the floor of the Senate", Sanders said. Trump and Turnbull gathered in NY, hoping to steady the long-standing alliance after relations soured at a time of growing tensions in the Asia-Pacific. [Full Article...]

South Korea names special envoys to five countries

South Korea names special envoys to five countries Such a move, if taken, may mark a complete turnaround from the North Korea policies of the two previous conservative administrations here, which had insisted North Korea first take honest and significant measures to denuclearize. "The timing is not coincidental", Schuster said, adding that Kim may be trying to get Putin more involved in the situation on the Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

Arctic summit: Trump to make 'right decision for the US' on climate

Rival factions within the administration are pitted against one another as President Trump closes in on a decision expected later this month. High-level officials from the world's eight Arctic nations, including T. Rex Tillerson told a meeting of the eight Arctic nations in Alaska that the U.S. would not rush to make a decision and would consider their views. On climate change, Tillerson said th... [Full Article...]

Comey's dismissal won't stop Russian probe, says acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Comey's dismissal won't stop Russian probe, says acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Mr. Trump also said in the NBC interview he "never thought about" the optics of welcoming Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to the White House the day after he fired Comey. Later she said she had "heard from a large number of individuals that work at the Federal Bureau of Investigation that said that they're very happy with the president's decision". [Full Article...]

Without Crosby, Pens open 3-1 series lead on Caps

Without Crosby, Pens open 3-1 series lead on Caps Will the Washington Capitals manage to even up their series with the Pittsburgh Penguins when the two meet up tonight at 7:30PM ET in Game 4? "Obviously Sid is a big loss for us and we wanted to get that win for him". "Our top guys didn't step up", Trotz repeated. That's the way they like to play. All this from a Capitals team that is built just about perfectly and played like it for most of t... [Full Article...]

Dem senators to DOJ: Investigate if Trump interfered in FBI's Russian Federation probe

Comey, who Trump fired this week in a move that set off a political firestorm. It's the latest shot to the administration's extremely troubled history with the truth and accuracy. Mr. Trump said he was going to dismiss Comey "regardless" of the recommendation from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, "knowing there was no good time to do it". [Full Article...]

UNSC to hold urgent consultations on NKorea missile test

The UN Security Council will meet this week to discuss responses to North Korea's latest missile launch, news reports said Sunday. Saturday's launch came days after Moon Jae-In was sworn in as South Korea's new President. KCNA said Sunday s test was meant to examine the "technical details and characteristics" of a new type of rocket "capable of carrying a powerful and big nuclear warhead", and a... [Full Article...]

North Korea claims US poses 'nuclear threats'

Sen. Kim's wife said her husband had been teaching agricultural techniques at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology . North Korea arrested a United States citizen for alleged hostile activities in April at Pyongyang airport. "According to our law, the Central Public Prosecutor's Office of the DPRK will use all available methods to start to work to demand the handover of the criminals... [Full Article...]

Blue House: South Korean leader Moon discuss North Korea with China's Xi

Blue House: South Korean leader Moon discuss North Korea with China's Xi But analysts warn perceptions that the US ignored South Korean input on its own security issues - compounded when Trump called both Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss North Korea, but the caretaker government in Seoul - have left a key relationship strained before it has even begun. [Full Article...]

China's Xi speaks with new South Korean president about North Korea

South Korea's election body said that Moon had gathered 41 percent of the votes. The White House says Trump spoke with President Moon Jae-in to congratulate him on his election victory and his country's "peaceful, democratic transition of power". [Full Article...]

Hafiz Saeed spreading terrorism in the name of jihad: Pak

Hafiz Saeed spreading terrorism in the name of jihad: Pak Saeed, accused of plotting the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, and four of his aides have been under house arrest by the Punjab government since January 30. Hearing a petition by Saeed and his companions who had challenged their 90-day detention and its subsequent extension on April 30 for another 90 days, an LHC division bench headed by Justice Sadaqat Ali had asked as to how the detention was extend... [Full Article...]

Kerala Plus 2 results to be announced today at 2 pm

Kerala Plus 2 results to be announced today at 2 pm Board Name: Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Education. Students who are eagerly waiting for the results can check their results in official website/s. The pass percentage for a year ago was 94.05%, which was one of the best in India. This year, the board has not come up with a results release date yet. [Full Article...]

Ahead of EVM hacking challenge, EC meets 55 parties today

Ahead of EVM hacking challenge, EC meets 55 parties today Is our EVM is safe that no one can tamper it? Representatives of all seven national parties and 35 of the 48 state recognised parties were present at the meeting. In an open letter to Kejriwal, Mishra, who was suspended from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) after allegations that he saw Kejriwal accepting Rs 2 crore in cash from Health Minister Satyendar Jain, said he was on a "Satyagraha" at his home. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan will 'almost certainly' deteriorate according to United States intelligence sources

Afghanistan will 'almost certainly' deteriorate according to United States intelligence sources NATO's secretary-general said Thursday that he hopes for a decision by the time member countries' leaders meet May 25 on whether the alliance formally joins the coalition fighting the Islamic State group. British combat troops left Afghanistan in 2014 but around 500 remain on the ground to train local military forces. "And Afghanistan is about fighting terrorism", he said , adding that "It's ab... [Full Article...]

Trump has now admitted he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation

Trump has now admitted he fired Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation The communications staff charged with explaining the decision to the American people had an hour's notice. Trump continues to argue he and members of his campaign team were spied on by the Obama administration and USA intelligence while he was competing to win the White House. [Full Article...]

US, Japan request emergency UN Security Council session on N Korea: diplomats

It said the test was supervised by leader Kim Jong Un, who warned the United States not to misjudge the country's military capabilities. "The South and US are analysing more details about the missile", it said in a statement without elaborating. [Full Article...]

China's Xi pledges $14.5 billion for 'Belt and Road' globalization initiative

China's Xi pledges $14.5 billion for 'Belt and Road' globalization initiative While CPEC is highlighted as "flagship project ", the B&R includes the Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor, New Eurasian Land Bridge, China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor, China-Indochina Peninsula Economic Corridor and 21st century Maritime Silk Road. [Full Article...]


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