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Suspect in custody; 8 dead in domestic situation


They did not say how he was wounded. Cory Godbolt spoke with The Clarion-Ledger on scene. She posted images and video footage of Godbolt's arrest to Twitter. The stepfather-in-law, Vincent Mitchell, told The Associated Press that Godbolt's wife and their two children had been staying at his Bogue Chitto home for about three weeks after she left her husband because of domestic violence. Read More »

Pakistan Army, government to jointly fight Kulbhushan Jadhav case at ICJ

Special Assistant to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said worldwide court can not halt executions in those countries where capital punishments are allowed, Samaa reported. Despite India requesting consular access on 16 occasions, Pakistan denied permission to meet Jadhav. "The ICJ gave no verdict regarding consul access", he added. Read More »

Top GOP Officials Offer Mixed Messages On Future Of Paris Climate Deal


Republican senator Lindsey Graham has questioned Donald Trump's views on climate change being a hoax, and suggested the president should commit to the Paris climate deal. The December 2015 deal has as of this month been signed by all 197 countries in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change except two: Syria and Nicaragua. Read More »

OPEC extends output cut for 9 months

Opec ministers failed in their attempt to convince the market that they have a plan when they agreed to extend output cuts. While the agreement essentially spelled out a continuation of the previous production cuts for another nine months, the lack of an option to continue cuts into 2018 is one of the concerns brought up by analysts assessing the deal. Read More »

ICJ stays Pak death sentence to Jadhav

India said Thursday, there was no ambiguity in ICJ's judgment, which it said created a legally binding global obligation on Pakistan. The Nation reported Sartaj Aziz , adviser to the Pakistani Prime Minister, as saying the new team of lawyers would present Pakistan's stance vigorously at the ICJ. Read More »

Manchester runners defy terror threat at annual Marathon

Investigators gave details of Abedi's last hours as they released photographs from security cameras showing the black-clad suicide bomber wearing jeans and trainers, a black bodywarmer and baseball cap, the straps of his backpack visible on his shoulders. Read More »

Trump returns to United States ready to make major changes amid Russian Federation crisis

Those close to Kushner said he has no plans to take a reduced role, though people who have spoken to him say that he is increasingly tired of the nonstop frenzy. Speaking generally, national security adviser H.R. McMaster said "we have back channel communications with a number of countries". "What that allows you to do is communicate in a discreet manner, so I'm not concerned". Read More »

N.Korea leader Kim guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon


Following the missile launch, South Korean President Moon Jae-in called a meeting of the National Security Council . "As agreed during the G7 summit, the North Korean problem is the global community's top priority". The North followed up with a weekend test-launch and declared Monday that it is ready to start mass-producing the new medium-range ballistic missile which it said is capable of reaching Japan and major USA military bases there. Read More »

Trump Eyes White House Overhaul, Outside Lawyers and PR Team


In addition, Reuters reported that Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with Kislyak previous year, including two phone calls between April and November. After his surprise victory, Mr Trump insisted that he and Ivanka Trump take up jobs within the West Wing of the White House. NY [U.S.], May 28:: U.S. Read More »

Tehran Accuses Trump Administration of 'Iranophobia' and 'Hostile Policies'


Washington last week imposed new sanctions on Iran , over its ballistic missile programme. "What we hope... is that Rouhani now has a new term and that he will use that term to begin a process of dismantling of Iran's network of terrorism, dismantling its financing of that terrorist network..." Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday dismissed his U.S. Read More »

Christians Killed in ISIS Attack in Egypt


The air strikes have gone down well with residents in the capital. The Daesh terrorist group on Saturday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack that killed at least 29 Coptic Christians in southern Egypt, according to the group's Amaq news agency. Read More »

Top militant Hapilon often has eluded Philippine authorities


Philippine military jets have fired rockets at militant positions as soldiers fight to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State group. The black flags of the Islamic State group were planted atop buildings and flown from commandeered vehicles, including a government ambulance and an armored auto, said Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr., vice governor of Lanao del Sur province, of which Marawi is the capital. Read More »

Venezuela opposition leader blocked from traveling to UN

The NGO notes that, of the 275 known political arrests since protests began, 159 remain in prison and the Venezuelan government has failed to keep official records on their cases. His government has also denied the accusations made by the United States government and called them a pretext for trying to overthrow Maduro. "We will never be a threat against the peace and security in global or the regional level", he insisted. Read More »

In 2012, NYC driver wanted to kill cops


Rojas, who did not enter a plea, appeared subdued during the hearing and will return to court next week. Rojas is next scheduled to appear in court on 24 May. "He's being charged today with one count of murder two for intentionally taking the life of Alyssa Elsman", New York Police Assistant Chief, William Aubry, said. Read More »

Meghan Markle attends Pippa's wedding reception with Prince Harry

Her niece and nephew Prince George and Princess Charlotte served as pageboy and bridesmaid, under close watch by mom Kate Middleton . She played a memorable supporting role at sister Kate's 2011 wedding, but Pippa Middleton will take center stage Saturday at what looks to be the high society event of the year. Read More »

G7 leaders end summit split on climate change, more united on trade

Trump came under intense pressure during meetings with world leaders in Brussels and Italy on the issue. As a candidate on December 1, 2015, Trump posted a video on Instagram - while the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference was taking place - in which he criticized then-President Obama for "worrying about global warming". Read More »

New footage shows Erdogan watching Washington brawl


The Wall Street Journal reported that one police officer and two Secret Service officers were injured in the melee. State also confirmed that two members of the Turkish security team were detained after Tuesday's incident, and then released. Read More »

White House officials refuse to comment on Jared Kushner's Russian Federation ties

Those contacts included two phone calls between April and November past year, two of the sources said. "We have backchannel communications with a number of countries", McMaster said. For instance, according to those officials and the letter, Kushner conveyed to the Russians that he was aware that it would be politically sensitive to meet publicly, but it was necessary for the Trump team to be able to continue their communication with Russian government officials. Read More »

Ariana Grande plans show for Manchester victims


He says police want the approach to be "unpredictable" and to make London "as hostile an environment as possible to terrorists". Intensive investigations have so far revealed that there are two gangs operating in Manchester: One is notorious South Manchester gang and other consists of people from Libyan and Somali heritage. Read More »

Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria policy

The source also said the Trump team eventually felt there was no need for a back channel once Rex Tillerson was confirmed as secretary of state, and made a decision to communicate with Moscow through more official channels. Aside from being an example of potential collusion with the Russians, such actions by Kushner would indicate a degree of contempt and suspicion for the Obama administration that Hayden found hard to fathom, he told Smerconish. Read More »

Trump Makes Stop in Israel and Palestine, Criticized Iran


Both sides are wary of being accused of resisting Trump's peace efforts or being cast as obstructing the resumption of talks. Many were waiting for President Trump's trip to Israel to decide whether Mr. Naftali Bennett, leader of the rightist Jewish Home party, a key member of Netanyahu's governing coalition, summed up the prevailing mood among officials in the wake of Trump's visit. Read More »

Trump finds it's six against one on climate change

Bush ultimately reneged on the Kyoto Protocol agreed to by President Bill Clinton in 1997. US President Donald Trump left the G7 Summit in Sicily on Saturday, turning his back on a solid front of six who still stand by their pledge at the 2015 Paris global climate change accord. Read More »

Government 'treating nurses like dirt' - Tim Farron


Mrs May's Ukip-inspired "hard Brexit" approach of taking Britain out of the single market and customs union is "a time bomb under our economy" which will wreck Britain's future for decades to come, warned the Liberal Democrat leader. Speaking ahead of his manifesto launch tomorrow, Farron said his party was offering a "brighter future" compared to the prime minister's "cold, mean-spirited Britain". Read More »

Macron comes clean on awkward Trump handshake


Trump finally seemed ready to pull away - but Macron evidently wasn't. Accustomed to seeing their president literally crush the hand of his interlocutor, the American journalists greatly appreciated the attitude of Emmanuel Macron when it came, for him, the moment to shake the hand of Donald Trump . Read More »

South Korean Military: Pyongyang Launches What Is Believed to Be a Missile


Following North Korea's test-firing of what analysts said was its longest-range rocket yet earlier this month, the UN Security Council vowed to push all countries to tighten sanctions against Pyongyang. He claims that his country's new anti-aircraft weapon will "completely spoil the enemy's wild dream to command the air". North Korea is now the focus of US efforts because its leader has vowed to field a nuclear-armed missile capable of reaching American territory. Read More »

N. Korea's Kim Guides Test of New Anti-Aircraft Weapon

The Group of Seven (G-7) member countries on Saturday said North Korea poses an increasing threat to the peace and stability of the global community, according to news reports. The U.S. has provided China with a list of companies that deal with North Korea and "is waiting for Chinese actions", she said, adding that the textiles industry could be an area for future sanctions. Read More »

Hall of Fame pitcher, former US Senator Jim Bunning dies at 85


Most Sundays Bunning sat in a pew at St. Therese Parish with his family, even after suffering a stroke past year. He is the only member of the Baseball Hall of Fame ever elected to Congress. Bunning played baseball at a time when players' salaries were not enough to make ends meet year-round, prompting him to find work in the financial sector during the off-season. Read More »

Srinagar: Defying shutdown call, youngsters come forth to enroll in Indian Army


In an incident, students of a polytechnic institute and a college in Srinagar started pelting stones at the police while a protest was underway in Nowhatta. At least 60 people were killed and five security personnel also suffered bullet injuries. "Restrictions have been put in place today so that mobs don't gather and incite violence", Shesh Pal Vaid, a police spokesman in Srinagar , said. Read More »

Trump's son-in-law 'proposed secret channel between Kremlin and transition team'

Officials said he misled vice president Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call. Raddatz said Kislyak must know "he's being monitored all the time" and asked Schiff if it was possible the Russians wanted USA intelligence to hear what the Russian ambassador said about Kushner. Read More »

Jakarta bombers suspected of having IS links


Police did not immediately reveal a motive but likened the attack to the events in Manchester and said it was linked to global terror. On July 5 past year, just days before fasting month was to end, a suicide bomber on a motorcycle blew himself up after he was stopped by officers from entering the local police headquarters in Solo city. Read More »

Double for Benfica after Portuguese Cup win


Jorge Mendes, who has been in Manchester to facilitate Silva's move to City, is Ederson's agent and owner of Gestifutre and will help resolve any lingering third-party issues. Guardiola made room in his squad for a new keeper last week, with the announcement that Argentine Willy Caballero will be released when his contract expires at the end of June. Read More »

Ariana Grande Announces Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims and Families


These operations, as well as one at Manchester Arena , will continue over the weekend. Prince William will lead the tributes, laying a wreath alongside Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham on the field before the kickoff. But details including the location of the bodies of those struck by the bomb, and the remains of the bomber himself, "are indicators of a powerful, high-velocity charge, and of a bomb in which its shrapnel was carefully and evenly packed", the daily said. Read More »