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USA warns Abbas must choose between 'hateful rhetoric' and peace efforts

USA warns Abbas must choose between 'hateful rhetoric' and peace efforts Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday called the US ambassador to Israel a "son of a dog" in a scathing criticism against the Trump administration, signaling new trouble ahead for an expected USA peace proposal. Fatah, the ruling party within the PA, and Hamas, the party that governs the occupied Gaza Strip, signed a reconciliation agreement in October 2017, ending a decade of division that s... [Full Article...]

World's last male northern white rhino has died aged 45

World's last male northern white rhino has died aged 45 The rhino suffered from health complications which affected his muscles and bones, resulting in extensive skin wounds. "Kenya Wildlife Service, Ol Pejeta, Dvur Kralove Zoo and the veterinary team made a decision to euthanize him", Vigne said. [Full Article...]

Abbas accuses Hamas of being behind Hamdallah assassination attempt

Abbas accuses Hamas of being behind Hamdallah assassination attempt Israel has militarily occupied the West Bank and east Jerusalem since 1967. President Mahmoud Abbas also took aim at the rival Hamas militant group, accusing it of being behind an attempted assassination last week of his prime minister and security chief, and threatening to retaliate. [Full Article...]

Mississippi's only abortion clinic sues state over nation's most restrictive ban

Mississippi's only abortion clinic sues state over nation's most restrictive ban Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights said , according to the Tribune, that politicians "are not above the rule of law, and we are confident this unsafe bill will be struck down like every similar attempt before it". [Full Article...]

Russian Elections: Putin wins fourth term in landslide victory

Russian Elections: Putin wins fourth term in landslide victory Speaking at a meeting with the defeated presidential candidates, Mr Putin said his top priority was economic growth. Mr.Navalny, who called for a boycott, ended up stealing some of Mr. Fewer irregularities were reported than in previous years, however. Complaints of ballot-rigging triggered the biggest street protests of the Putin era in 2011 and before the 2012 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Plane with 66 Passengers Crashes in Iran

Plane with 66 Passengers Crashes in Iran IRNA reported Sunday night that one passenger did not make the flight. The plane was an ATR-72 twin-engine turboprop used for regional flights . Authorities have said that they will investigate the incident. However, he later told the ISNA news agency, "We still have no access to the spot of the crash and therefore we can not accurately and definitely confirm the death of all passengers o... [Full Article...]

Railway services in Mumbai resume as students demanding jobs call off protest

Railway services in Mumbai resume as students demanding jobs call off protest More than just launching their protest, these candidates have even collected on Railway lines and blocked the Mumbai local trains between Kurla, Dara, Matunga and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. "We are running Up locals that are terminating at Kurla and returning as Special in Down direction", said Sunil Udasi, Chief PRO Central Railway. Railway traffic had been affected for almost 4 hours beca... [Full Article...]

THIS is why Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez broke up

THIS is why Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez broke up The 24-year-old singer and Selena have a pretty on and off relationship over the past years and now Jelena fans are anxious that they are over for good as Justin was "caught" with the woman and a group of pals. "They don't really overlap anymore". Earlier this week it was revealed that Justin and Selena were taking a "break" so that Selena could have time to focus on herself and it seems l... [Full Article...]

Putin, after re-election, laughs off question about running for another term

Putin, after re-election, laughs off question about running for another term Putin was followed by Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin with 15.6 percent of the vote. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday laughed off a question about whether he would run for another term in office after 2024. The election took place on the fourth anniversary of the 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, one of the most dramatic manifestations of Putin's drive to reasse... [Full Article...]

UK, EU agree on Brexit transition

UK, EU agree on Brexit transition Under the controversial arrangements - to be put in place if the United Kingdom fails to come forward with a better solution - Northern Ireland would continue to be considered "part of the customs territory of the Union", effectively creating a customs border along the Irish Sea. [Full Article...]

Sen. Corker Predicts Trump Will Withdraw From Iran Deal in May

Sen. Corker Predicts Trump Will Withdraw From Iran Deal in May In response, the three European signatories - France, Britain and Germany - have proposed new EU sanctions targeting Iranians who support Syria's government in that country's civil war and Tehran's ballistic missile program. "Trump" who last week fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, his top diplomat" has long railed against the Iran nuclear deal, dating back to the 2016 presidential campaign,... [Full Article...]

Catholic cardinal who resigned over sex scandal dies at 80

Catholic cardinal who resigned over sex scandal dies at 80 RIP". O'Brien resigned in February 2013 after three priests and a former priest made allegations of improper conduct back in the 1980s. "It is a great personal honour for Cardinal O'Brien to be the only the third Scottish Roman Catholic clergyman to become a Cardinal since the Reformation". [Full Article...]

Tathra bushfires: 70 homes lost in NSW coastal town bushfire

Tathra bushfires: 70 homes lost in NSW coastal town bushfire Local MP Mike Kelly, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton and Minister for Law Enforcement Angus Taylor moved on Monday to declare residents would be eligible for the national disaster relief scheme, after the scale of the damage became apparent. [Full Article...]

Imran's third wedding news confirmed, Pictures released

Imran's third wedding news confirmed, Pictures released Khan had first tied the knot with Jemima Goldsmith in 1995, but after nine years of marriage, the relationship ended in divorce in 2004. Khan had said that proposing marriage to Maneka was his personal matter and her family was hurt by the national coverage of the issue . [Full Article...]

Non-Disclosure Agreements Demanded By Trump Are 'Unconstitutional and Unenforceable,' ACLU Says

The information can not be revealed, even in a "work of fiction". Back in 2016, during an interview with Robert Costa and Bob Woodward, Trump expressed his fondness towards nondisclosure agreements for employees. It's worth noting, of course, that the existence of these agreements has done absolutely nothing to prevent the Trump Administration from leaking like a sieve over the course of the pas... [Full Article...]

Xi congratulates Putin on election as Russian president

Xi congratulates Putin on election as Russian president Putin stated that our country is a democratic one, that our courts are fair, but he is lying. A win would mean a Putin-led Russian Federation until 2024, after which he is constitutionally obliged to stand down. Ukraine is also angry over Russian support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, where a deadly conflict continues. Polls show that most Russians view the takeover of the Black Sea pe... [Full Article...]

UMBC's History-Making Season Comes To An End

UMBC's History-Making Season Comes To An End It was into that toxic milieu that the UMBC Retrievers - the littlest of little guys, the 16-seed against the No. 1 overall seed, the team with the 5-8-in-heels point guard, K.J. If we were playing our basketball, we would have won that game". "I'll forever be grateful for the support they gave us". And earned the admiration of their opponents. [Full Article...]

S. Korea military drills to resume despite thaw with N. Korea

S. Korea military drills to resume despite thaw with N. Korea However, despite Pyongyang's pledge to temporarily halt its missile testing, pending upcoming US-North Korean talks , the US has never made concessions to freeze its military drills with South Korea. The drills can involve as many as 17,000 US troops and over 300,000 South Koreans. It was his trip that helped arrange the upcoming summits among the leaders of South Korea, the US and North Kore... [Full Article...]

Taliban attack kills 5 Afghan police

Taliban attack kills 5 Afghan police No any groups so far claimed responsibility for the attack. A suicide auto bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least four people, an official confirmed. Also on Saturday, the Taliban attacked security positions northwest of Kabul, killing at least five police and setting off a two-hour gunbattle. According to sources, Pakistani spy agency ISI has orchestrated deadly attac... [Full Article...]

Putin calls for Russian unity after landslide election victory

Putin calls for Russian unity after landslide election victory The constitution limits the president to two successive terms, obliging him to step down at the end of his new mandate - as he did in 2008 after serving two four-year terms. But Putin's supporters said Western pressure on Putin including Britain's accusations in a spy row and the Olympic doping ban prompted Russians to close ranks behind their leader. [Full Article...]


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