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G7 aims to maintain unity of intent on migrants, Tusk says

G7 aims to maintain unity of intent on migrants, Tusk says Germany is rejecting USA suggestions that bilateral deals might be possible between the US and European Union members. "There are clearly some areas where the Canadian position may not be universally embraced", Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters Friday morning. [Full Article...]

Dozens killed in Sri Lanka mudslides and flooding

The Ministry will continue to monitor the flood situation and seek assistance as required in consultation with the Ministry of Disaster Management. Authorities warned people living in low-lying areas close to major rivers to evacuate immediately amid fears of rising water levels . [Full Article...]

Arkansas pitchers combine for no-hitter against Auburn

Arkansas pitchers combine for no-hitter against Auburn The Tigers came out on the wrong side of history on both counts. Arkansas pitcher Blaine Knight (16) throws against Mississippi State during the first inning of the Southeastern Conference NCAA college baseball tournament, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Hoover, Ala . [Full Article...]

AAA expects second highest number of Memorial Day weekend travelers in 2017

AAA expects second highest number of Memorial Day weekend travelers in 2017 This year, the travel period is 78 hours long, beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 26, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Memorial Day. Troopers will be cracking down on speeding, hazardous driving, seatbelt use and impaired driving. "So often we're not mindful of the people who are actually out there with us,"Trooper Curtis Summerville said". Patience also is a key to staying safe on busy highways. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's Budget Breaks These 7 Campaign Promises

Donald Trump's Budget Breaks These 7 Campaign Promises When confronted about this during a press conference on Tuesday, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney argued that the administration "did [the double count] on objective..." President Trump's proposed budget is based on tax and spending cuts to strengthen economic growth without increasing the deficit. [Full Article...]

Iheanacho saves Super Eagles from Corsica defeat, as Odey, Onyekuru debuts

Iheanacho saves Super Eagles from Corsica defeat, as Odey, Onyekuru debuts Nigeria conceded an early goal via a penalty and also equalised with a penalty. The Super Eagles fell behind after just five minutes when 32-year-old Jean-Jacques Mandrichi scored from the penalty spot after Tyronne Ebuehi had handled the ball in the penalty area. [Full Article...]

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director The WHO, as was the case during the elimination round in January, did not release the final breakdown of votes. He vowed to focus on the most needy and noted the importance of effective partnerships with health care providers. TEDROS ADHANOM GHEBREYESUS: In six years, we built more than 16,000 health posts, 3,000 health centers, deployed more than 40,000 health extension workers. [Full Article...]

US to test missile interceptor as threat from North Korea grows

US to test missile interceptor as threat from North Korea grows Though it succeeded in the last test in 2014, it failed during the three prior attempts. This system is also the least reliable, according to critics. While it wasn't scheduled with the expectation of an imminent North Korean missile threat, the military will closely watch whether it shows progress toward the stated goal of being able to reliably shoot down a small number of ICBMs targeting the Un... [Full Article...]

Rouhani vows to continue ballistic missile program

Regarding the crisis in Syria , he reiterated that Tehran believes that it must be solved by peaceful means, and cited as an example that along with with Russian Federation and Turkey they are cooperating to re-establish the cease-fire in order to create a quiet situation for the Syrian people. [Full Article...]

City pool to open for the season Saturday

City pool to open for the season Saturday Lap swimming will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Public skate hours at the Roosevelt Ice Arena change on June 1 until August 31 to 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Family season passes are available at a cost of $100 for up to six immediate family members. During the Memorial Day weekend it will be open from 1-4:30 p.m. [Full Article...]

Manchester bomber seen buying rucksack in city on Friday

Manchester bomber seen buying rucksack in city on Friday Armed police and officers raided a block of flats on Granby Row close to Manchester Piccadilly Station in connection with the arena attack . A woman arrested on Wednesday in Blackley has been released without any charge, the police said earlier. [Full Article...]

Is Your Sunscreen Protecting You?

Is Your Sunscreen Protecting You? In both Boston and Miami Beach, cities that have also provided free sunscreen to their citizens, corporations and non-profits have shouldered most if not all of the cost of the dispensers, according to Stringer's proposal past year. UVB rays can burn your skin. Scientists say that the sun's rays harm the skin in the first minutes, when a person gets to the light of day. Wrong again! In fact, sun... [Full Article...]

Analysts say 23M uninsured with bill

Analysts say 23M uninsured with bill House Republicans want to soften the Senate on requiring transgender people to use bathrooms that correspond with the sex listed on their birth certificate. The new estimates will serve as a starting point for GOP senators starting to write their own version of the legislation as they consider changing the House's Medicaid cuts, tax credits and other policies. [Full Article...]

European Union still at odds with USA over climate, trade, Russia: Tusk

European Union still at odds with USA over climate, trade, Russia: Tusk He voiced his long held concern that alliance members are not paying enough. In Brussels , Trump sat in a morning meeting with top European Union leaders, where one emerged to say there were deep differences between them about whether the West can work with Russian President Vladimir Putin. [Full Article...]

James Bond actor Sir Roger Moore has died

The children said that they would organise a private funeral as per the wishes of their father. For many reading this, James Bond is Daniel Craig or Sean Connery (only because dad talks about him all the time ), but Roger Moore was arguably the suavest 007 ever to hit the silver screen. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization elects new director general

World Health Organization elects new director general Tedros will take over on July 1, succeeding Margaret Chan , a Hong Kong native whose decade-long tenure was marred by the agency's fiercely criticised response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Among other pledges, Tedros said he would work "tirelessly to fulfill WHO's promise of universal health care". Before voting started, Tedros said it was nearly "pure luck" that he was competing t... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump visits children's hospital in Rome

Melania Trump visits children's hospital in Rome Meanwhile, the Vatican released a statement saying Trump and Pope Francis held " cordial discussions" covering various topics, including global affairs and worldwide peace. Reporters who covered Trump's meeting with the Pope said that the USA president was excited to see the Pontifical Swiss Guard. He is something. He is really good. [Full Article...]

Trump handshake showdown with France's Macron

Trump handshake showdown with France's Macron Cue laughs from leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief Jens Stoltenberg as Macron found his arm wrenched about by a smiling Trump. Shaking hands, you catch colds, you catch the flu, you catch this. The ambassador had previously sent a memo to the French president with a list of tips and strategies for his first impression with Trump. [Full Article...]

G7 leaders sign Declaration on fight against terrorism

G7 leaders sign Declaration on fight against terrorism U.S. President Donald Trump told his G7 counterparts from Britain, Canada, France , Germany , Italy and Japan on Friday that he had not yet decided whether to honor a landmark 2015 Paris accord on curbing carbon emissions. The G7, or Group of Seven , summit is a gathering of the leaders of the world's most industrialized economies, as well as the European Union . This is the first ti... [Full Article...]

UK campaigning resumes 4 days after concert attack

Speaking in Westminster he called for a foreign policy that "fights rather than fuels terrorism " and "reduces rather than increases the threat to this country". "Together we can build a Britain worthy of those who died and those who have inspired us all in Manchester this week". Troops have been deployed to free up police, and armed officers are patrolling trains for the first time while the... [Full Article...]


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