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Afghan Police Officers Killed In NATO-Led Airstrike

Afghan Police Officers Killed In NATO-Led Airstrike An air strike killed at least eight police personnel in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban. The coordinators "confirmed that the areas were clear of friendly forces", he said. Unfortunately, they were not and a tragic accident resulted. The deadly bombing, although a rel... [Full Article...]

Indian mountaineer dies in Nepal while descending Mount Makalu

Indian mountaineer dies in Nepal while descending Mount Makalu Apart from the Everest, Kami Rita has also successfully climbed other risky and high peaks across the world such as K-2, Lhotse, Annapurna, Cho-Oyu, and Manaslu. Mountaineering has become a lucrative business since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made the first ascent of Everest in 1953. Sherpa said they lost contact with Chilean Rodrigo Vivanco, who was descending after scaling the same peak ... [Full Article...]

Disabled dog in Thailand rescues baby boy buried by teenage mother

Disabled dog in Thailand rescues baby boy buried by teenage mother The baby is thought to have been buried by his mother, a 15-year-old girl who buried the baby shortly after giving birth. Usa Nisaika, the dog's owner, said that Ping Pong lost one of its legs after being hit by a auto. Police discovered her identity by noticing that she had recently bought a large number of sanitary pads, the Bangkok Post reports. "A team of police and government welfar... [Full Article...]

China backs Iran during USA tensions

China backs Iran during USA tensions Despite Washington's campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, the Islamic Republic has vowed to keep selling oil to its main customers, especially China, even if it requires using indirect means. The US has since imposed sweeping sanctions on Iran. In this Thursday, May 9, 2019 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln transits the Suez Canal in E... [Full Article...]

Non-Essential Staff in Iraq Ordered to Leave Amid Rising Tensions With Iran

Non-Essential Staff in Iraq Ordered to Leave Amid Rising Tensions With Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit to Baghdad last week after U.S. intelligence showed Iran-backed Shi'ite militias positioning rockets near bases housing U.S. Diplomatic security is a key priority for the United States. "Attacks by improvised explosive devices (IEDs) occur in many areas of the country, including Baghdad", the statement said. [Full Article...]

GOP-led Missouri Legislature approves abortion ban; governor expected to sign it

GOP-led Missouri Legislature approves abortion ban; governor expected to sign it In February, Roberts joined liberal justices in freezing the Louisiana law that critics say imposed such drastic conditions on doctors who perform abortion procedures that only one of them was left able to provide the service in the entire state. [Full Article...]

The House Just Passed A Bill To Protect LGBTQ+ Workplace Rights

The House Just Passed A Bill To Protect LGBTQ+ Workplace Rights If it doesn't pass in Congress, ultimately it will be up to the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether worker protections from discrimination based on gender identity or sexual identity will become law. Today, the House voted to pass the Equality Act on a bipartisan vote. Previously, the Equality Act as it exists today, including both sexual orientation and gender identity , has been int... [Full Article...]

Iran-backed militias 'transfer missiles nearer to USA base'

Iran-backed militias 'transfer missiles nearer to USA base' The order came as tensions build up between the United States and Iran . For Iraq to be a theater for proxy wars is not new. Washington has ramped up pressure on Tehran in recent days, accusing Iran of planning "imminent" attacks in the region and bolstering the American military presence in the Gulf. [Full Article...]

Trump ‘Pro-Life’, but favours exceptions for rape, incest

Trump ‘Pro-Life’, but favours exceptions for rape, incest United States President Donald Trump is carefully distancing himself from a new Alabama law that outlaws abortion even in cases of rape and incest - stressing his "strongly pro-life" credentials while aligning himself with other Republicans who also believe the new statute goes too far. [Full Article...]

PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath, to visit Badrinath on May 19

PM Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath, to visit Badrinath on May 19 Congress chief Rahul Gandhi termed the visit a "drama in Kedarnath" and was also highly critical of the poll panel, saying its "capitulation before Mr Modi & his gang is obvious to all Indians". Modi will meditate and take stock of the ongoing development works in the temple town later in the day, official said. "During vacations, people plan to visit Singapore and Dubai , but I would like peop... [Full Article...]

Iran's top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal

Iran's top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal Ali Shihabi, who runs the Saudi-leaning Arabia Foundation in Washington , said there's a sense that if the Iranians can get away with targeting Saudi oil infrastructure, then "the whole security infrastructure in the Gulf will be called into question and security premiums on oil will rise". [Full Article...]

War would mean 'end of Iran'

War would mean 'end of Iran' Europe is pressing ahead with a trade clearinghouse, known as Instex, to circumvent around USA sanctions and is eager to settle its first transaction with Iran , another official said . A year ago Trump pulled the United States out of a 2015 pact that limited Iran's nuclear program in return for the lifting of global sanctions. Washington has beefed up its military presence in the Middle East ... [Full Article...]

United States agrees to lift steel, aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico

United States agrees to lift steel, aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico In March 2018, the Trump administration imposed a 10 percent tariff on all imports of steel to the United States and a 25 percent tariff on all imports of aluminum. "I think it is a huge victory for Canada, that we have stood our ground even against those that are saying we should go to a quota system or compromise". [Full Article...]

Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone

Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone Iraqi intel showed the rocket appeared to have been fired from east Baghdad , which is home to several Iran-backed Shiite militias. Now, amid an escalating conflict between the US and Iran , Iraq is once again vulnerable to becoming caught up in the power play. [Full Article...]

US Treasury's Mnuchin rejects subpoena for Trump tax returns

US Treasury's Mnuchin rejects subpoena for Trump tax returns Representative Bill Pascrell Jr., Democrat of New Jersey, argued on Friday that the committee should still consider fines and other possible forms of punishment for defying the subpoena . The Ways and Means Chairman said he was consulting with counsel about "moving forward". Neal made in the transmitter CNN it clear that he meant to go to court to force the surrender. [Full Article...]

Saudi official blames Iran for attack on oil facilities

Saudi official blames Iran for attack on oil facilities Market uncertainties were heightened when US President Donald Trump cancelled waivers granted to Iran's key oil buyers towards the end of April. On Wednesday, the U.S. State Department ordered all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq, and Germany and the Netherlands both suspended their military assistance programs in the country in the latest sign of tensions. [Full Article...]

United States announces six-month reprieve on vehicle tariffs

United States announces six-month reprieve on vehicle tariffs As part of the crackdown on transhipments, the two countries also agreed to implement measures to trace the origins of steel and aluminum that enter the North American market. automobile market has declined from 67%, or 10.5 million units produced and sold in the United States , in 1985 to 22%, 3.7 million units produced and sold in the United States, in 2017. [Full Article...]

Boeing safety fears addressed months before Ethiopia crash

Boeing safety fears addressed months before Ethiopia crash Boeing has been working to get its Boeing 737 Max back in the good books of governments worldwide after it was involved in two crashes within five months of each other and grounded. The FAA has come under fire for approving the feature known as the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, or MCAS, and for giving the planemaker too much authority to regulate the safety of its planes. [Full Article...]

Sherpa completes record 23rd Everest climb

Sherpa completes record 23rd Everest climb Kami Rita first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making trips almost every year since. A guide for more than two decades, he first summited the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) peak in 1994 when working for a commercial expedition. "I am like a soldier who leaves behind their wives, children and family to battle for the pride of the country". Thus, the last year's record of 807 people could be b... [Full Article...]

PM Modi holds election rallies in Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab

PM Modi holds election rallies in Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab She said when Rahul Gandhi raised the drugs issue before the Assembly elections, they (Akalis) ridiculed him, only to be exposed later. Referring to the huge gathering at the meeting, Modi said it was a "live example of what would happen on May 23". [Full Article...]


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