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Prayut congratulates Macron on French election victory

It will be a short honeymoon for French President-elect Emmanuel Macron. Auerilie, a 26-year old student, said: "It's an ambience of relief, I live with two Moroccan girls who thought they would be sent home, if Le Pen had won". "I called Mr Macron to congratulate him on his election, and because I have the country's higher interest at heart, I wished him success faced with the huge challenges France is facing", she said. Read More »

Firing in Balochistan ends after Pakistan-Afghanistan officials hold talks

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Pakistan claims last week's border clashes with Afghanistan left more than 50 Afghan security troops dead and scores of others wounded while five of their outposts were destroyed. "We are not pleased to announce this but the Afghan commanders are responsible for this", he said while briefing the media on the Chaman border firing issue. Read More »

Swamy seeks Delhi LG's sanction to prosecute Kejriwal

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Mishra also claimed that he urged the Chief Minister to disclose as to from where he got the money. Singh further said that the BJP has been trying to implicate AAP leaders by fabricating cases only to crush opposition. That's why I joined AAP to fight against corruption - I will never leave AAP.A PAC meeting has been called on Monday to sack me. The Congress party has been blamed for widespread corruption. Read More »

China pressuring North Korea

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None of us can accept a North Korea with a nuclear weapon'. Amid the tumult in Washington , the USS Vinson aircraft carrier finally arrived at the Korean Peninsula on Saturday and began drills with its South Korean navy counterparts. On Tuesday, North Korea conducted what it called its largest ever combined live-fire drills, near the east coast port city of Wonsan. For what it's worth, Trump did have some nice things to say about Kim Jong Un as well, calling him "a pretty smart cookie" at ... Read More »

Pickford warned by Moyes: Don't leave Sunderland for the bench

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David Moyes' men saw their decade-long spell in the Premier League come to an end when they lost 1-0 at home to Bournemouth on April 29, although blame can not be apportioned to shot-stopper Pickford, who has at times been outstanding for the North East giants this season. Read More »

Pizza delivery driver shoots, kills attempted robber

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A Domino's pizza delivery guy arrived at one of his stops when a male came up and punched him through his open window, said Allentown Police Chief Glen Dorney. He was 16 years old. Authorities say an arrest warrant has been issued for a 30-year-old man sought in an April 28 homicide in Albuquerque. According to police, the home was vacant and a "For Lease" sign was removed from the front of the house. Read More »

Nagaland announces class 12 Board results

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The Nagaland Board of School Education ( NBSE ) has declared the results for High School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSLC) and Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSSLC) for 2017. Nagaland Board of Secondary Education is established by the Government of Nagaland , India. The HSSLC is the 12th class certificate and HSLC is the 10th class certificate. Read More »

White House announces Trump visit to Israel on first trip overseas

President Donald Trump will visit Israel later this month after visiting Saudi Arabia, his first foreign trip since taking office in January. Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience on Wednesday mornings, and senior Vatican sources said the meeting with the president will be squeezed in before. Read More »

Arkansas prepares for first U.S. double execution in 17 years

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Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, whose office fought back several last-minute appeals, said she's hopeful that Williams' execution brings "much-needed peace" to Errickson's children, who are now adults. Jones used a wheelchair and he had had a leg amputated in prison because of complications related to diabetes. Four of those executions have been put on hold by court order. Read More »

Nicki Minaj pays college costs for Twitter fans

Mere minutes later, Minaj tweeted her offer - on one condition: As long as your grades are good enough. "Well you wanna pay for my tuition?" one person asked . It's been fun", she tweeted . By the way, Nicki says she might open up the vault again in a month or 2.so, get those report cards ready! Shortly after 1am, Minaj felt she had forked out enough promises of thousands of dollars and made a decision to call it a night. Read More »

Corbyn rules out head-to-head TV debates without May

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The opposition Labour Party is trying to turn Britain's election into a tale of two Brexits. The party will have to focus on articulating to voters that it will hold the government accountable on Brexit and that its candidates - in constituencies that voted Remain but also in those that voted to leave - will keep an "open mind" before a deal is known. Read More »

Islamic body hails UNESCO resolution on status of East Jerusalem

Citing ongoing Israeli settlement expansion in East Jerusalem , Qanou called on the Muslim world and the worldwide community to recognize and practice the terms of the resolution. Israeli politicians across the political spectrum condemned the vote . "This biased and blatantly deceitful decision, and the attempts to dispute the connection between Israel and Jerusalem , will not change the simple fact that this city is the historic and eternal capital of the Jewish people". Read More »

Russia: US prohibited from flying over Syrian 'de-escalation zones'

Opposition activists in southern, central and northern Syria tell The Associated Press that there have been sporadic violations but the situation is by far much better than previous days with no airstrikes reported . He said "security belts" will be created along the borders of the de-escalation zones to prevent skirmishes between opposing sides. According to the accord, checkpoints will ensure the safe flow of humanitarian aid and provide secure passage for civilians. Read More »

'Know I'm Always With You': Aaron Hernandez's Letter to Fiancée Released

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Tell me story fully but never think anything besides how much I love you. Prison guards found Hernandez dead in his cell at 3:03 a.m. April 19. This was the Supremes, the almighty's plan, not mine! Aaron Hernandez's powerhouse defense attorney is slamming the release of the ex-Patriot's handwritten suicide note as an "amateur hour" play by prosecutors hellbent on making the jailed tight end's murder conviction stick, even from the grave. Read More »

DiDi Offers English Services for Non-Chinese Speaking Riders in China

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The app also enables real-time, in-app instant text messaging translation between English and Chinese for the three major ride-hailing services on Didi's platform. That left no ride-hailing option for non-Mandarin readers. Internationalization of the mobility services is a crucial step in DiDi's broader global strategy. Read More »

North Korea threatens 'CIA terrorists', claims US, South Korea behind assassination plot

CIA" and South Korea's National Intelligence Service, North Korea's Ministry of State Security said in an English-language statement carried by the North's official Korean Central News Agency. In a bid to cut off Pyongyang's access to hard currency, the measure sanctions persons or entities that import North Korean coal, iron or iron ore beyond UN-imposed limits, or that facilitate the regime's online business activities. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra pens a heartfelt letter after Nirbhaya verdict

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Actress Priyanka Chopra, who has gained name and fame in India as well as Hollywood wrote a very heartfelt and emotional note on the Nirbhaya verdict . The attackers repeatedly raped the woman, after luring her and a male friend onto the bus. Such people deserve a death penalty and we are happy that our judicial system is finally making sense. Read More »

Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia for "smear" content

The Turkey Blocks monitoring group has said that Wikipedia was blacked out from 05:00 GMT Saturday. In recent years, Turkish authorities have blocked social-media Web sites in the country, including Facebook , Twitter , and WhatsApp, time and again , raising concerns about censorship. Read More »

Assad Government Behind Chemical Attack

They also said that Mr Assad or his closest entourage ordered the strike, a declassified report showed. On April 24, 2017, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC ) implemented further sanctions against Syria and the regime of Bashar al-Assad in response to the April 4, 2017 sarin attack on civilians in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria. Read More »

Trump warns N. Korea's missiles will get better

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At the time, Pyongyang said it was a drill for an attack on USA bases in Japan. North Korea is seeking to develop a long-range missile capable of hitting the United States mainland with a nuclear warhead. The Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, remains a controversial topic in South Korea and presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in even has vowed to reconsider the deployment if he wins the May 9 election. Read More »

BJP sweeps MCD polls; 92 Congress, 40 AAP candidates lose security deposit

The AAP, which had won 67 out of the 70 seats during the 2015 Assembly elections, managed to win only 48 seats out of the 270 in the municipal elections. The loss was followed by the resignation of Ajay Maken as Delhi Congress chief. In his address, Kejriwal urged the councillors to listen to the volunteers because the latter played a role in their victory and made them take an oath that they will not betray the party. Read More »

Israel intercepts 'projectile' from Syria hours after Damascus missile attack

The Syrian aircraft's penetration of Israeli airspace could trigger another military strike from Israel. Yisrael Katz , Israel's intelligence minister, strongly suggested Israeli forces carried out the attack. He says the explosion is reported to have occurred near the Damascus airport road. Pro-Syrian government media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights early on Thursday reported a large blast near the airport. Read More »

Syria engulfed in turmoil as safe-zones take effect

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The presumption is that Russian Federation and Iran will ensure compliance of their ally, the government of President Bashar Assad, and opposition-backer Turkey will bring rebel factions on board. That arrangement was suspended last month after the U.S. Tomahawk missile barrage on a Syrian air base, fired in response to a deadly chemical gas attack in Syria that was blamed on Assad's government. Read More »

Trump Pledges To Confront Anti-Semitism At Holocaust Remembrance Event

On another occasion , Duke claimed that "Trump might not even know half the things they [his Jewish advisers] do". He added "We will never, ever be silent in the face of evil again". He called on Israel to "wage a war against the current and risky wave of Holocaust denial" rising in Europe. After his remarks, Trump took a seat on stage as Holocaust survivors lit candles in memory of the dead. Read More »

Oil prices pinned near five-month low as supply glut weighs

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Brent crude slipped below $47 a barrel in early trading on Friday to reach new five-month lows, having fallen from above $50 the day before - though it later staged a recovery to climb above $48. Adding to concerns about bulging inventories, traders pointed to soaring US oil output, which is up more than 10% since mid-2016 to 9.3 million bpd, nearly matching output of top producers Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia . Read More »

CRPF Personnels Killed During An Encounter With Maoists In Sukhma

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The foliage penetration radar is the need of the hour and the government was looking for its procurement as early as possible, a senior Home Ministry official said. When one party of 36, out of the total three, sat down for lunch, the squad, possessing sophisticated weapons, took them by surprise and rained heavy gun fire, they said. Read More »

Family of boy killed on Kansas waterslide to receive $20M

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The Kansas City Star reports that the boy's family will receive approximately $19.7 million from four different companies involved in the contraction and operation of The Verrückt . Its German name means "insane" or "crazy". The two women in the raft with Caleb were not related to him and suffered facial injuries, police said. Read More »

Mother of Atlanta man killed in Belize: 'I am just so devastated'

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DeShaies is a construction company owner in Canada. "Belize is a very corrupt country", the friend said. A close friend told the newspaper a search party found the bodies of DeVoursney and Matus on Monday. Deshaies is now charged with theft and handling stolen goods. Police say they intend to further question Deshaies about the murders but he told 7News that he had nothing to do with Matus's death. Read More »

S. Korean conservative eyes upset in presidential vote

President Roh Moo-hyun committed suicide amidst an investigation into a corruption scandal that involved his wife and children. The timing is "closely connected" to the presidential election next Tuesday, Shimada said. He's a human rights lawyer. Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Over 42.4 million people are eligible to cast ballots in the upcoming election, marking the largest number of voters in the country's history. Read More »

Afghan soldiers killed in border firing: Pakistani official

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Afghanistan has for years accused Pakistan of sheltering Afghan Taliban militants on its soil. However, Zia Durani, a spokesman for the police chief in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, blamed Pakistan for initiating the fire. Four FC men also received injuries as a result of firing by the Afghan border force. However, according to Article 24 of the business and transit agreement between Afghanistan and Pakistan, neither country has the right to close trade routes. Read More »

Clashes erupt on Pak-Afghan border

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Samim Khpalwak, the Kandahar's governor spokesman, said Pakistani military personnel on the pretext of conducing census in Nazar and Luqman villages of Spin Boldak had entered the Afghan soil. The two uneasy neighbors share a porous 2,200-kilometer (1,375-mile) border and have long traded allegations of allowing their border regions to be used by militant groups. Read More »