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GOP candidate who scuffled with reporter wins Montana election

A reporter asked Ryan whether he will seat Gianforte if the Republican wins. President Donald Trump won the state by a 21 percent lead over Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election , and the president campaigned heavily for Gianforte in a Wednesday statewide robocall. [Full Article...]

Drug-smuggling pigeon carrying 178 party pills caught by Kuwaiti officials

Drug-smuggling pigeon carrying 178 party pills caught by Kuwaiti officials This is not the first time pigeons have been used to carry in paraphernalia. However, in more recent times, carrier pigeons' services have been upgraded to delivering small, lightweight narcotics. Officials at the prison told Spanish news agency Efe the pigeon had likely been trained to carry drugs by one of the inmates at the facility, Sky News reported. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump latest: How much do North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members spend on defence?

Currently, only five of NATO's 28 members - the United States , United Kingdom, Poland, Estonia, and Greece - meet the alliance's benchmark of spending 2 percent of GDP on defense. The sensitive intelligence was printed in the New York Times . After a warm welcome in the Middle East and a "fantastic" visit with the pope, U.S. [Full Article...]

New Zealand launches into space with 3D-printed rocket

New Zealand launches into space with 3D-printed rocket The test launch was Rocket Lab's initial attempt, and they have reported plans for a second test to be run near the end of May. Rocket Lab chief executive and founder Peter Beck has made it his life's ambition to join the space race, and was delighted with the result. [Full Article...]

Daines, Tester And Bullock React To Gianforte Assault Charge

The wealthy businessman's team released a statement Wednesday night blaming the incident on Jacobs, who was trying to ask Gianforte about his thoughts on the Congressional Budget Office's score of the Republican health care plan. Authorities said Jacobs' injuries weren't severe enough for a felony assault charge. Instead Ryan said, "I'm gonna let the people of Montana decide who they want as t... [Full Article...]

Trump Shoves Fellow NATO Leader Aside

He will remain in Europe for the journey's last two days, this time in at a picturesque coastal town in Sicily for a gathering of the G-7. Mr Trump's comments may disappoint some officials in Europe who had hoped that the U.S. "Many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years", repeating a charge he had raised constantly on the campaign trail. Trump had suggested this could dep... [Full Article...]

Fallout 4 free Steam weekend begins 25 May

Fallout 4 free Steam weekend begins 25 May The free trial begins tomorrow, May 25 and runs until Sunday, May 28. This discount would be applicable across Xbox Live, PlayStation Store, and Steam . The catalog also comes along with indie and retro titles like the "Iron Brigade" and the 1995 arcade-style beat 'em up video game, " Comix Zone ". If you haven't already got Fallout 4 then now may be the flawless opportunity to get it for a... [Full Article...]

Manchester United Win Europa League, Dedicate Victory to Bombing Victims

Manchester United Win Europa League, Dedicate Victory to Bombing Victims MM went to Bierkeller in the Printworks to interview United and City fans alike as Manchester came together in a show of defiance in the face of adversity. Jose Mourinho believes he still has another 15 years ahead of him as a manager, despite claiming that he still feels like a "nobody" at Manchester United . [Full Article...]

President: NATO Member Nations Must Increase Defense Spending

Other NATO leaders wanted him to "express a commitment to Article 5 of the NATO charter, which says that an attack on one nation is an attack on all nations", Tamara reports. After the September 11, 2001, attacks, the US triggered NATO's collective defense clause, known as Article Five, for the first and only time, prompting alliance members to rally around their ally. [Full Article...]

Fallout 4 will be free to play this weekend

Fallout 4 will be free to play this weekend Fallout 4 will be free to play this weekend on Xbox One and PC via Steam . The latest news is that starting from tomorrow, the game can be played free of cost on Steam . Xbox Game Pass , Microsoft's Netflix-like subscription service, is now available for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. KitGuru Says: If you need something to do this weekend, then it might be worth giving Fallout 4 a shot. [Full Article...]

Trump Has One App On His IPhone

Trump Has One App On His IPhone Trump's aides try to curb his screen time so that he doesn't get to post contentious tweets . Due to security reasons, he was no longer allowed to use it and it took repeated warnings from the security agencies to finally make him switch to an iPhone instead . [Full Article...]

New Zealand to spend budget windfall on roads and cut taxes

New Zealand to spend budget windfall on roads and cut taxes Even the low-income single people whose independent earner tax credit has been cut will have that made up by tax relief in the raising of tax thresholds. The centre-right National Party won the previous three elections under the leadership of John Key , who resigned in December. Regional development is the area Labour Party leader Andrew Little says any support fort regional development could... [Full Article...]

Police fire tear gas at people protesting removal of SC statue

Police fire tear gas at people protesting removal of SC statue Dhaka: Workers have begun to dismantle the statue of a Greek goddess after an outcry from Islamist factions in Bangladesh. The statue erected in December 2016, holding a sword and the scales of justice in her hands, amounts to idolatry, they added. [Full Article...]

Palestinian President voices commitment to two-state solution

Palestinian President voices commitment to two-state solution Visiting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem yesterday, President Trump shared a key insight. Trump also expressed an even loftier hope than an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement: "I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians can make peace, it will begin a process of peace all throughout the Middle East, and that would be an unbelievable accomplishment". [Full Article...]

Google's AI beats human Go champion again

Google's AI beats human Go champion again A computer beat China's top player of go, one of the last games machines have yet to master, for a second time Thursday in a competition authorities limited the Chinese public's ability to see. Like humans, neural networks learn and adapt from experience, and when coupled with "tree search" algorithms to calculate all potential decisions, can learn to play a game as complicated as Go as a human wo... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump shoves fellow Nato leader, the Montenegro PM, aside

Donald Trump shoves fellow Nato leader, the Montenegro PM, aside Instead, he returned to a grievance about Europe's drop in defense spending since the end of the Cold War and failed to publicly commit to NATO's founding Article V rule which stipulates that an attack on one ally is an attack against all. [Full Article...]

Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to pay up

Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to pay up European leaders hoped President Donald Trump would explicitly endorse NATO's bedrock collective defense clause during his visit to Brussels on Thursday, after he spent the presidential campaign suggesting it was hollow. Tusk and Juncker will tell the U.S. president that since last year's shock Brexit vote, the European Union is "in a completely different place" after populist candidates lost ... [Full Article...]

The latest Pokémon game will make you a Magikarp training master

The latest Pokémon game will make you a Magikarp training master Given the success of Pokemon GO , it was only a matter of time before Nintendo opened the floodgates for more mobile Pokemon games, but we certainly didn't expect a lowly little fish to come squirting out of those floodgates. Take a look at the trailer below and launch Magikarp into action! There will even be some other Pokemons like Pikachu or Piplup that will make a special appearance from ti... [Full Article...]

Amazon's drive-up grocery stores are now open to the public in Seattle

Amazon's drive-up grocery stores are now open to the public in Seattle Amazon has opened two drive-up grocery stores to the public after testing the locations first with its own employees. Amazon's Fresh Pickup service lets users order from a list of thousands of items - including fresh produce, meat, and everyday essentials. [Full Article...]

Man blames girlfriend's dead parrot for his 3rd drunken driving offense

Man blames girlfriend's dead parrot for his 3rd drunken driving offense The lawyer for Doug Bracewell says the cricketer was attending a social function when his "distraught" girlfriend called. In 2010 he was convicted in the Masterton District Court for excess breath alcohol when he was 20 years old. The court was told that Bracewell made a decision to head home from a function after a distress call from his partner. "NZC notes Mr Bracewell suffered a serious l... [Full Article...]


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