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Police cars, truck arrive at Najib's residence

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Critics of Najib have often accused his wife of lavish spending, which they say was done with public funds. A source from the MACC told theSun that the notice was in relation to the case. Last Tuesday, Dr Mahathir said he expected charges to be filed against Najib following investigations into allegations against the former prime minister over the removal of hundreds of millions of United States dollars from the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund. Read More »

White House downplays North Korea's threats to cancel summit

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And as we all know that you're aware, he's the best negotiator. Speaking at the White House at a meeting with the president of Uzbekistan, he said the USA has not "heard anything" about threats to cancel the summit. It became a major setback in the reconciliation process on the Korean Peninsula, the basis for which was laid during a landmark meeting between the leaders of the two Koreas, the North's Kim Jong-un and the South's Moon Jae-in. Read More »

Conservatives lining up to block House farm bill

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Under the still-evolving idea, one bill would resemble legislation strongly backed by conservatives that would curb legal immigration and open the door to building President Donald Trump's prized wall with Mexico. It was unclear what the leaders would do this time that would help achieve that aspiration. Even after the smaller group meeting with leadership Thursday evening, little had been decided, with members planning a late-night conference call to see if any consensus could be reached ... Read More »

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Vigorously Denies She Is Gay

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Foster said the board voted unanimously to retract its offer to Todd, "and will begin a new search for an Executive Director, effective immediately". "Ms. Todd's recent actions fell short of this threshold, which is core to our mission and what prompted the board's swift action". The One Orlando Alliance, formed after the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in 2016, is a nonprofit coalition of over 30 LGBTQ groups and ally organizations in Central Floirda. Read More »

Murder investigation after body of teenager discovered

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Gardaí also believe she was not alone in St Catherine's Park , Lucan, when last seen alive. Anastasia Kriegel, from Lucan in west Dublin , was last seen at St Catherine's Park - 200 acres of woods and grassland across Dublin and Kildare - at 5.30pm on May 14. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif to soften stance after 26/11 statement

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Former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif along with daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar were charged in Al-Azizia Steel Mills, Avenfield Properties and Flagship Investment Limited reference cases in September a year ago by NAB following the Panama Papers verdict. Read More »

Rafa Nadal storms past Denis Shapovalov into the quarter-finals

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For Zverev it was an 11th consecutive win after back-to-back title runs at Munich and Madrid. And that's what I did today. And I hope to be ready to make that happen, to play at the right level to be competitive and try to find the way to have my chances.' Nadal finally indicated that there are two reasons why he has not been winning the Rome title since 2013 . Read More »

Volunteers From Colorado Help Volcano Victims In Hawaii

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Kilauea is one of the world's most active volcanoes. Geologists said the result would likely release trapped steam rather than lava, similar to the explosions at Kilauea in 1925. "They said they slept through it". Kilauea volcano has been erupting continuously since 1983. Masks for family members are advised as well, but residents near fissures should remember that cloth masks, like those now being distributed for free at certain community centers in the area, will not protect them ... Read More »

Gunman Open Fire In Lobby Of Trump National Doral Miami

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Trump's biggest revenue generator listed in the report was the Trump National Doral Golf Club, which earned $74.8 million. The Doral Police Department says on its website Friday morning there is "no further threat". Perez did not provide details on what the shooter was saying about Trump, who was at the White House at the time. He said the Secret Service was on the scene, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was on the way. Read More »

US Birth Rate Hits 30-Year Low

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Births in the US fell to a multi-decade low past year, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics released Tuesday. The general fertility rate sank to a record low of 60.2 births per 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 44 - a 3 percent drop from 2016, the CDC said in its tally of provisional data for the year. Read More »

I stuck with my plans against Kings: Bumrah

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Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Aaron Finch and then KL Rahul and the wickets set the cat among the pigeons in the Punjab camp. Mumbai Indians kept their dreams of making the play-off alive after they defeated the Kings XI Punjab at home. Read More »

Haspel confirmed for Central Intelligence Agency

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The 61-year-old Haspel, a Russian Federation specialist who spent her career in the clandestine service, becomes the first woman to lead the agency, taking over from Mike Pompeo , whom Trump recently made his secretary of state . Haspel was appointed its head after Zubayadah, but she was present during another severe torture case, Abdal-Rahim al-Nashiri. Paul had pause about voting for her because of the torture tactics. Read More »

Open rigging in West Bengal as poll violence peaks

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Sporadic incidents of unrest over the election results were reported from certain districts like Nadia where a group of miscreants allegedly ran away with ballot boxes. It was leading in the remaining ones. "Many BJP and Independent candidates contacted us after their win". At Panchayat Samiti level the Trinamool bagged 1,110 seats leaving 87 and 19 respectively for the BJP and the Left, the SEC sources quoting reports trickling in till 5 pm said. Read More »

Pope 'making history' with Chile abuse summit

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In a farewell letter given to each bishop , Francis said he had already apologized to the sex-abuse victims he had discredited. He said the problem wasn't limited to a group of people, but can be traced to the training Chilean priests receive in seminary, blaming the "profound fracture" within the church on the seminaries themselves. Read More »

Total CEO says oil price could hit US$100 'in coming months'

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But if it break North then 74-75 is a target. Oil prices gained on Wednesday, shaking off the effects of a strengthening dollar, after an inventory report showed US crude and gasoline stocks fell more than expected. That was not far off Tuesday's $71.92 a barrel - also a level not seen since November 2014. The IEA said higher production from the USA would need to compensate for lower volumes from elsewhere. Read More »

Senate votes to save net neutrality rules

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Should the rollback actually happen, the internet will probably look a lot more like cable TV, with content bundles and "premium" packages. "We shouldn't do that with the internet either". Opponents of net neutrality describe the policy as overly restrictive, and regularly point out that the Internet "grew up" without such rules in place. Read More »

Australian climbs Everest, becomes fastest to scale 'Seven Summits'

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Despite his injuries, he never abandoned the notion of reaching the summit. The month of May, before the onset of the rainy season, is the best month for climbing Everest. A Twitter post from Everest Today tracked Plain and his companions, Jon Gupta and Pemba Sherpa, as they became the first foreigners to reach the 8,850-metre summit this spring season. Read More »

US Warns Russian-German Gas Pipeline Risks Triggering Sanctions

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The pipeline would allow Russian Federation to ship natural gas to Germany directly. He also would like to get the best possibilities of access of companies from America to the European market, and from June 1, the USA plans to introduce high customs duties on aluminium and steel from the EU. Read More »

As US deadline passes, Mexico says NAFTA deal still doable

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It rebuffed an effort from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, and several high-ranking staffers who were in the US on Thursday urging a quick deal. "We will keep negotiating, and in the moment that we have a good negotiation, we can close the deal. independent of which Congress (the current or new) that will vote on it", he said on Televisa. Read More »

China Okays Toshiba's USD18 Billion Sale Of Memory-Chip Unit

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The government of China will not stand in the way of the Toshiba Memory Corporation's sale to USA investment house Bain Capital. It was feared that Beijing would delay reviews of major global chip deals. "All antitrust approvals have now been received and we are looking forward to closing this investment", Bain Capital said in a statement on Thursday. Read More »

Trump, still planning summit, reassures and warns Kim Jong Un

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In reality, the dynamics that made a successful maximum-pressure campaign possible have changed fundamentally. "This is not an attempt to solve the problem through dialogue but rather the manifestation.to force the destiny of the collapsed Libya and Iraq to our dignified state", Kim said, according to KCNA. Read More »

Christine Lampard opens up about her pregnancy

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Meanwhile, a whole host of celebrities rushed to social media to congratulate Christine and Frank after the stunning presenter posted on her Instagram page: "The Lampard family are expanding!" In an Instagram post she posed along with Lampard and her stepdaughters Luna (12) and Isla (10), Frank's children from his previous relationship with Spanish model Elen Rivas. Read More »

Bashar al-Assad has travelled to Russian Federation to meet Vladimir Putin

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A transcript of the meeting released by the Kremlin quoted Assad as saying that Syria is making progress in fighting "terrorism", which "opens the door to the political process". The latest round of Syria peace talks in the Kazakh capital Astana wrapped up on May 15, but did not however make any concrete progress towards ending the seven-year conflict that has cost 350,000 lives. Read More »

The US Air Force just ruined the 'Laurel or Yanny' meme

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The link included in the tweet is a story about Air Force air support efforts to prevent Taliban forces from overtaking Farah city which.is a long way off from the light-hearted debate that ensued over "Laurel or Yanny". As of publication the post is still up on Facebook , where some users are encouraging the Air Force to leave the post up and not apologize. The U.S. Read More »

Ratas attending EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia

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Macedonia's accession talks are only being blocked the Greece's age-old veto, which also prevents the Western Balkan state from joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. During the "family photoshoot", Kosovo's Hashim Taci and Serbia's Alexander Vucic were seen close to each other, while they later shook hands when they signed a memorandum of understanding with the European Union under the approving gaze of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. Read More »

New Jersey school bus crash kills two, leaves 43 injured

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Route 80 is closed westbound at exit 26. "People who I'm close friends with, who have brothers and sisters on that bus, started crying, and everybody just started sympathizing", Garcia said. The children were wearing seat belts, police said. Mendez Trucking has 33 drivers and 33 trucks, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Read More »

Explosive eruption at Hawaii volcano

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But George Szigeti noted that the Big Island is "immense" and there are large parts of the island unaffected by the volcano. The Department of Transportation reports operations are normal at Hilo International Airport and Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in the USA after Facebook privacy row

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In an interview with CNN after his testimony, Wylie said that Bannon, who held a position on the firm's board before joining the Trump campaign, directed the firm to research suppressing the vote among black Americans. Christopher Wylie, who leaked information on the British-based firm's hijacking of data on millions of Facebook users, told a Senate panel he believes Russian intelligence services had access to data harvested by the consultancy. Read More »

BSF personnel martyred in Pak firing along International Border in Jammu

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Sources said that constable Sitaram Upadhya posted at the Jabowal border outpost was injured and was shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reach Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow as part of an official visit to the state. Pakistan Rangers shelled areas in R S Pura, Bishnah and Arnia sectors of Jammu by resorting to heavy mortar shelling and firing since 1:00 am in R S Pura, Bishnah sectors, a senior BSF officer told PTI . Read More »

Rihanna's response to whether she'll be at the royal wedding is hilarious

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Emma added, when pushed on the matter: 'Stop it, just stop it okay? "Stop doing the, "Let's talk about the royal wedding ". It's ice cold and unbelievable. Naturally, people have been linking the two together ever since, even sparking up the meme of a snapshot of the two at the AIDS event where Rihanna hypothetically tells the prince, "So, I hear you like black girls now" when news broke of his relationship with fiancée Meghan Markle . Read More »

Meghan's Markle's father to undergo heart surgery

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According to the Mirror , Prince Harry is planning a "carnival and festival-themed" wedding after-party that will come complete with a steel drum band, vodka-filled ice luges, chilled beers, South African Wagyu beef, and frozen tropical cocktails. Read More »

Boost for Modi as BJP wins state election outside heartland

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Quoting Singh, Kumaraswamy said , " Modi government is misusing institutions of the central government ". In 60-member Meghalaya assembly, BJP got only two seats but still they managed to form the government and the governor didn't have any prick of conscience about it. Read More »