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Powerful Cyclone Headed to Tonga

Powerful Cyclone Headed to Tonga The port and airport in Pago Pago were closed Friday because of the storm, which moved away from Tutuila, the largest island in American Samoa. "Once the urgent needs are assessed, we are expecting to help co-ordinate the supply of clean water and sanitation for those affected by the disaster". [Full Article...]

Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation

Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation Kim is an honorary ambassador of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics and the 2010 Winter Olympics women's figure skating gold medalist. In stark contrast, two kinds of kimchi - the fermented cabbage that features in every Korean meal - were on the menu for lunch, a Blue House official told AFP, one mild Northern style version and a spicier Southern recipe. [Full Article...]

Rep. Adam Schiff: FBI followed "correct procedures" on Carter Page warrant

Rep. Adam Schiff: FBI followed The president cited national security concerns in his decision and requested that sensitive information be redacted before the document is released , sending congressional Democrats into a fury over what some saw as an attempt to avoid transparency in the White House . [Full Article...]

U.S. confirms Tillerson to visit Turkey

Tillerson will raise human rights issues with el-Sissi, according to the US officials, who previewed the trip on condition they not be named. The rhetoric is hot. secretary of state there since 2014. Building on Vice President Mike Pence's recent visit to Cairo, Tillerson will meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi and Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry to discuss regional security issue... [Full Article...]

Jong-un opens door to historic Korean summit

The invitation had sparked concern that Kim had succeeded in driving a wedge between South Korea and the US, which have differed on the best way to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons. It's by far the most sustained public presence for Kim, who had been something of a mystery to many South Koreans, despite her known role in North Korea's politburo. [Full Article...]

Were Analysts Bullish Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB) This Week?

Were Analysts Bullish Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:CTB) This Week? It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 683,750 shares of the company's stock worth $22,092,000 after purchasing an additional 150,356 shares during the last quarter. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by Barclays Capital. Olstein Capital Management L.P. now owns 237,000 shares of the company's stock worth $7,657,000 after pu... [Full Article...]

Mahinda's SLPP says it is heading for victory at polls

Mahinda's SLPP says it is heading for victory at polls The majority party of the Sri Lanka's government, United National Party, has agreed to continue the coalintion government formed with the Sri Lanka Freedom party under the leadership of President Maithripala Sirisena until 2020 when the President's term expires. [Full Article...]

Merkel defends coalition deal against critical party members

Merkel defends coalition deal against critical party members The deal to end Germany's four-month, postelection political impasse would see Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party and its Bavaria-only sister party, the Christian Social Union, continue their "grand coalition" of the last four years with the center-left Social Democratic Party. [Full Article...]

PM Modi addresses Indian community in Dubai

PM Modi addresses Indian community in Dubai While a few poeple on social media has commeded Modi for laying the foundation stone of the temple, he has also learned some criticism for it. The PM witnessed the ceremony which was live-streamed to the Dubai Opera Houses. He said Oman is India's closest neighbour in the Gulf. "This is an honour for India and a symbol of Palestine's friendship. The two strategic partners discussed to strengthen... [Full Article...]

Israel has to be 'very careful' with settlements

Israel has to be 'very careful' with settlements Trump drew the ire of Palestinians and the global community in December when he announced the USA would recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. "So we are just going to have to see what happens". "We will be talking about settlements". Since then he has cut US funding to a United Nations agency that assists Palestinian refugees and threatened to withhold aid money to the Palestinians unl... [Full Article...]

Kenyan Kiprotich Wins 2018 Lagos City Marathon

Kenyan Kiprotich Wins 2018 Lagos City Marathon France based Abraham Kiptroch won the race in a record time of 2:15:04. However, in the Nigeria category (42km) race, Iliya Pam kept his promise of defending his title, as he finished ahead of his compatriots in a time of 2hrs.40.16. "My promise to Nigeria is this; I am exhausted of giving this award to the East Africans and so Lagos State is going to commit professional coaches and then we will... [Full Article...]

Immigrant Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir Wins Stay After Being Targeted by ICE

Immigrant Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir Wins Stay After Being Targeted by ICE Homan. Ravi Ragbir was poised to be deported Saturday, following weeks of controversy surrounding his unexpected detention during a routine check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement on January 11 - and subsequent fight for release. [Full Article...]

East Queensland storms: more wild weather as 50000 without power

East Queensland storms: more wild weather as 50000 without power Mr Coomber said it was the damaging winds causing the worst of the problems, with trees and branches knowing down powerlines. Ms Clinton warned motorists to be wary on the roads in the aftermath of the storm. The man was said to be conscious and breathing, but suffering from leg pain, and had been taken to the Prince Charles Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. [Full Article...]

President Trump, Kim Jong Un lookalikes at Olympics 'want peace'

President Trump, Kim Jong Un lookalikes at Olympics 'want peace' A Blue House official said Moon "practically accepted" the invitation. Earlier on Friday, Pence said Moon gave his backing to additional measures the United States is planning to try to curb North Korea's missile and nuclear programs, speaking after paying tribute at a South Korean memorial. [Full Article...]

Domestic tourists are 'scum of the earth', says Goa minister

Domestic tourists are 'scum of the earth', says Goa minister Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Sunday said tourists who can not take care of Goa and its culture will be thrown out of the state. Secretary Girish Chodankar on Sudday alleged that the string of statements by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and his ally, Town and Country Planning Minister Vijai Sardesai , exposed "Bhatkar" (Land lord) mentality of the state government and "Neo rich ... [Full Article...]

'Bling Mac': McDonald's giving away 18-karat gold, gem encrusted burger ring

'Bling Mac': McDonald's giving away 18-karat gold, gem encrusted burger ring Only one version of the ring-which was designed by fine jewelry designer Nadine Ghosn-will be custom made for the victor of the contest. According to a McDonald's Facebook post, fans are invited to write "vows of love" to their favorite Big Mac sandwiches on Twitter, tagging them with #BlingMacContest. [Full Article...]

'Horrific murder spree' in Kentucky leaves 5 dead in 2 shootings

'Horrific murder spree' in Kentucky leaves 5 dead in 2 shootings The victims were identified on Sunday by Kentucky State Police as the suspect's mother, Arlene Nickell and his father, James Nickell, killed at the rural home. "The perpetrator then took his own life". The alleged shooter, Joseph Nickell, fatally shot a man and a woman at a home and then traveled to an apartment where he killed two women, WLEX-TV reports . [Full Article...]

Four elephants killed in India train crash

Four elephants killed in India train crash A fifth elephant was seriously injured. The impact of the collision derailed the engine but no passengers were injured. A passenger train collided with a herd of elephants crossing the tracks, an official said yesterday, killing four of the endangered animals in the accident. [Full Article...]

Erdogan calls Assad 'murderer of a million citizens'

It said the dead includes a medic and at least 10 children. The Russian ambassador to the United Nations blocked an action by the UNSC on the deteriorating situation in Syria , including in Idlib province -- also a scene of daily ground and aerial bombardment by Russian and Syrian forces - calling the ceasefire idea as "unrealistic!" France's ambassador to the UN, Fran├žois Delattre, called ... [Full Article...]

Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea

Come visit: South Korea's leader invited to North Korea Accepting North Korea's demand to transport more than 100 members of the art troupe by sea, South Korea treated the Mangyongbong-9 ferry as an exemption to the maritime sanctions it imposed on the North. North Korea has said talks with its southern neighbour were "warm" but made no mention of inviting the South Korean president to a summit. In an interview with NBC's Nightly News , Pence spok... [Full Article...]


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