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Truth will triumph: Kejriwal on graft charges by Mishra

Earlier in the day, Delhi Anti-Corruption Bureau chief MK Meena asked Mishra to return with more evidence and provide a detailed statement, Mishra appeared before the press and claimed he would soon lodge an FIR before the CBI. In the evening, Youth Congress workers held protests outside Mr Kejriwal's residence. "I have known Kejriwal for 12 years". But he resigned as the chief minister 49 days later because his minority government couldn't enact an anti-corruption law due to a lack of ... Read More »

North Korea detained another U.S. citizen

North Korea's state news agency announced on Sunday that Kim Hak-song was taken into custody on May 6, and "a relevant institution is now conducting a detailed investigation into his crimes". Otto Warmbier, a US student, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea. KCNA said he had been held for "committing criminal acts of hostility aimed to overturn the DPRK", using an abbreviation for the country's official name. Read More »

North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

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The volunteer faculty of PUST, many of whom are evangelical Christians, has a curriculum that includes subjects once considered taboo in North Korea, such as capitalism. Also being held hostage is a missionary, Kim Dong Chul, a 62-year-old Korean-American. The recent spate of hostage taking by the Kim regime may be an attempt by the North Koreans to acquire bargaining chips in any negotiation with the US. Read More »

German Foreign Minister: Le Pen Got Too Many Votes

Perhaps just as important, they rejected far-right contender Marine Le Pen, whose European Union bashing knows few bounds. "We must begin to work to change Europe because we must not underestimate the voters who voted for Le Pen and those who stayed at home", Tajani said. Read More »

Jared Kushner's sister woos China's 'golden visa' investors

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At the event in Beijing, representatives of a Kushner family business told Chinese investors that the old immigration rules may change under Trump, who has taken a tougher stance on immigration. Foreigners, particularly wealthy Chinese nationals, have used the EB-5 program as a ticket into the states. The visa program is especially popular among rich Chinese desperate to move their assets out of their country amid an economic slowdown. Read More »

Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra dares party to throw him out

He said that he also sent a representation to the ACB on Sunday. Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said the allegations needed to be probed by CBI under provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act. Mishra also met the L-G and shared details of water tanker scam with him. "It is the BJP which is behind all this", Singh said. "Despite serious allegations of corruption against Jaitley, he is still holding the post of Finance Minister". Read More »

French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead

The president-elect's camp had been critical of Moscow in the run-up to Sunday's vote. "The citizens of France have trusted you with leading the country at a hard time for Europe and the whole world community", Putin told Macron, whose staff had accused Russian Federation during the campaign of trying to damage their candidate. Read More »

Trump, Abbas Reaffirm Commitment to Lasting Israeli-Palestinian Peace

But he also conceded that a deal "cannot be imposed by the United States or any other nation". Israel has rejected a return to the 1967 borders, the territorial lines drawn before the Six Day War. And despite Trump's cadre of Israel hardliners, he struck a cordial tone with Abbas in their Wednesday press conference, and Abbas reciprocated. The stipends are sensitive. Read More »

Protesters march in Venezuela, destroy Chavez statue

Police in riot gear prevented the protesters from reaching the ministry. Although the decision was quickly reversed, protesters were already on the streets in large numbers demanding a change of course. The conference of Catholic bishops issued a statement quoting Pope Francis as expressing concern about the "dead, wounded and detained" in the protests and asking both sides to look for "negotiated solutions". Read More »

President Obama warned President Trump about hiring Michael Flynn

James Clapper, director of national intelligence under President Obama, testified as well. Flynn served under Obama as defense intelligence chief but was later dismissed. He also had contact with Kislyak after the trip. Yates' warning about Flynn in January capped weeks of building concern among top Obama officials, former officials told the AP. Read More »

F1 round-up: Bottas claims Russian GP for his first ever win

Valtteri Bottas leads Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen during the Russian F1 Grand Prix. Hamilton congratulated the Finn after the finish, and Rosberg sent a congratulatory message on Twitter, before Bottas took a hefty swig of the podium champagne and breathed a sigh of satisfaction and relief. Read More »

Afghanistan rejects Pak claims of killing 50 Afghan soldiers

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At least nine people were killed and dozens injured when Afghan border forces fired at a Pakistani census team in Balochistan on Friday. Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to conduct a geological survey on Monday at Chaman border in order to determine the correct boundaries on both sides. Read More »

Officer responds to girl stealing $2 shoes for her sister

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A local business was holding a 12-year-old girl for attempting to shoplift shoes worth $2 (approximately Rs 150). The girl told Officer Milton she tried to take a pair of $2 shoes for her 5-year-old sister. Milton contacted the Division of Family and Children Services about the situation to find out if there was a social worker who could assist the family. Read More »

Polling stations open today for local elections

To understand what today's results mean for the two constituencies we must first look at what happened today and what happened at the last general election. The current political make-up at County Hall is 42 Conservative, 14 Labour, 11 UKIP and independent, 10 Liberal Democrat, three Green, two non-aligned, one independent and one vacancy. Read More »

Shifting sands: Vanished Irish beach makes comeback 30 years on

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Winter storms of 1984 left the beach without sand for 33 years - but the ocean deposited sand back at the beach throughout April. Sean Molloy from Achill Tourism said: "Before it disappeared, the beach had been there for as long as living memory, nearly continuously, until 1984-85". Read More »

Here's the path the health bill could take in the Senate

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME says there seems to be more questions than answers about the consequences of the House health care bill. Rep. Mike Turner, a Dayton Republican whose district includes Montgomery County, voted "no" on the bill. Read More »

Tories win majority of council seats in East Renfrewshire election

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But while admitting the Conservatives had done well in Scotland, Sturgeon insisted that May's party had eaten into Labour's rather than her own SNP party's support. An ICM poll published on Monday, which was conducted immediately after the Conservatives scored big wins in local elections last week, gave May's party a 22-point lead over the opposition Labour Party ahead of the June 8 national election. Read More »

Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

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Regime backers Russian Federation and Iran and rebel supporter Turkey reached a deal on Thursday on four "de-escalation zones" in Syria where the government and opposition will halt hostilities. But he added: "I think the worldwide community is united in the sense of wanting to see ISIS put on its back foot". "The devil is always in the details, right?" "There are still logistical details that will be discussed in Damascus and we will see the extent of commitment to this agreement", he ... Read More »

Doctor dragged off United flight settles case with airline

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United issued a brief statement Thursday, saying it was pleased to report "an amicable resolution of the unfortunate incident that occurred aboard Flight 3411". United offered passengers aboard flight 3411 $400, then $800 to forfeit their spots, but still nobody volunteered. In a confrontation captured on video, a bloodied Dao was forcibly removed from the flight. Read More »

Central SOEs do Belt and Road projects

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Twenty-eight heads of state and government, UN Secretary General, World Bank President and IMF Managing Director, as well as 1200 participants will be at the forum. are complementary, Zepp-LaRouche said mutual investments could go up dramatically with the cooperation within the initiative. "What the United States can and should do, probably will do is encourage the World Bank and Asia Development Bank to work hand in hand with AIIB". Read More »

New Hamas chief makes 1st public appearance in native Gaza

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Haniyeh's rise was the latest sign of a power shift in Hamas from the diaspora to Gaza , which has been under Hamas rule since a 2007 takeover. The new platform seemed to cement the ideological divide between hamas and its main political rival, the fatah movement of western-backed palestinian president mahmoud abbas. Read More »

Trump effect on French election: Anything is possible

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Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen hammered on themes that pump up supporters, like immigration and national identity, at her Paris rally on Monday as France's unpredictable presidential campaign neared its finish with a grab-bag of potential outcomes. Read More »

Farm house in Coligny set alight after two murder accused granted bail

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Members of the media were attacked while reporting on the torching of the house. The court had earlier last week seen another petition with 130 signatures of members of the white community supporting the two's bail application. He also said while there is public interest in the case the courts can not be held to ransom, and that bail is not meant to punish an accused but rather assess whether they will stand trial and not intimidate state witnesses or interfere with the case. Read More »

BJP trying to dethrone AAP through Kapil Mishra: Sanjay Singh

Mishra has said that he saw the Delhi CM accepting Rs 2 crore in cash from Satyendra Jain at his residence and when he confronted Kejriwal, he was denied any clarification. Kejriwal took to Twitter and said, "Congratulations Emmanuel Macron". The former water minister of Delhi also dismissed the Aam Aadmi Party's accusation that he was a "colluding with the Bharatiya Janata Party". Read More »

Teacher on leave for letting kids smash Trump pinata

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Why divide people? Why do this? "This was an incredibly disrespectful act that does not reflect the values of Roosevelt High School or the school district", Superintendent Martin Foster said in a statement shared on Facebook. After becoming aware of a potential threat to the school early Monday morning, officials chose to close Weld County's Roosevelt High School for the day, including all afterschool activities held on campus. Read More »

Somalia: Car bomb hits Mogadishu cafe, killing 5, say Somalia police

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A vehicle bomb has exploded at a cafe in Mogadishu , Somalia's capital, Monday evening, killing at least five people and injuring 10 others, according to a Somali police officer. However, the Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab has admitted planting the device. A regional leader of the al-Shabab extremist group has been killed in a raid by Somalia's military, the government announced Sunday, as the country's new offensive against the fighters moves ahead. Read More »

Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girls

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Boko Haram, which has pledged loyalty to Islamic State, has kidnapped hundreds of men, women and children in its campaign to carve out a mediaeval Islamist caliphate. The President made this known in Abuja on Sunday at a reception organised in honour of the rescued girls who were brought to Abuja after their release on Saturday. Read More »

Frost advisory issued by Environment Canada

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That is when we expect temperatures to be the coldest. Environment Canada says London will see clear skies overnight with a low of minus 1 C, and sunny skies and a high of 9 C on Monday. While chilly weather will linger through the weekend, Tuesday morning is likely to feature the lowest temperatures. According to the National Weather Service at State College, temperatures in the low to mid 30s in the pre-dawn through sunrise hours can be harmful to sensitive flowers, plants and crops. Read More »

Clashes erupt in northwest Syria after de-escalation zones take effect

The U.S. was not part of negotiating the deal and it said there is "reason to be cautious". The size of such a force is unclear, and its duties are murky, particularly without a United Nations mandate. Russian officials said it will be at least another month until the details are worked out and the safe areas established. He added that, "by mutual agreement of the guarantor countries, the forces of other parties can be enlisted". Read More »

Tiffany Trump is heading to Georgetown Law

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His only child with ex-wife Marla Maples , Tiffany Trump has appeared at several White House and Trump family events including the Easter Egg Roll, brother Barron's bowling 11th birthday party, and a Wounded Warriors fundraising event in Washington last month, CNN reported . Read More »

Trump faces legislative challenges in next 100 days

And addressing the journalists in the room, he added: "In the age of Trump, I know that you guys have to be more flawless than ever". "Others may disagree about that". " You know that Donald Trump doesn't drink - does not touch alcohol ..." Trump ended up being the butt of the jokes that night from comedian Seth Meyers and Obama himself. Read More »

Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays economic weakness

The dollar hit a six-week high against the yen on Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Reserve downplayed weak first-quarter economic growth and was seen as leaving the door open to raising interest rates in June. Policymakers are awaiting clarity on the size and scope of the tax cuts, infrastructure spending and regulatory changes that the Trump administration will be able to push through Congress. Read More »