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New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament Zelenskiy's surprise move is certainly controversial and follows repeated attempts by the majority in the current parliament to stymie his campaign promise for a snap election. Flanked by four bodyguards, he was giving high-fives to some spectators and even stopped to take a selfie with one of them. In remarks after taking the oath of office at the Verkhovna Rada on May 20, Zelenskiy also call... [Full Article...]

Iranians fear country on brink of war

Iranians fear country on brink of war Actions speak louder than words, and until the anti-escalation rhetoric is backed by deeds on the ground, the possibility of a major military conflict breaking out between the U.S. "When did the U.S. elect Bibi Netanyahu President?" The White House has not officially responded to Trump's tweets. At a realtor's convention in Washington , Trump said: "They (the news media) put out messages that I... [Full Article...]

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict Iran's foreign minister has criticised President Donald Trump for his overnight tweet threatening the Islamic Republic with its "official end". "Never threaten an Iranian". In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group transits the Suez Canal, May 9, 2019. The warning came after months of escalating tensions between the two nations. [Full Article...]

Federal judge rules Trump's financial records should be handed over to Congress

Federal judge rules Trump's financial records should be handed over to Congress To support its decision, the White House provided a Department of Justice legal opinion . "The Department of Justice has provided a legal opinion stating that, based on long-standing, bipartisan, and constitutional precedent, the former counsel to the president can not be forced to give such testimony, and Mr. [Full Article...]

Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks' Assange

Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks' Assange The decision comes a week after Persson announced she was reopening the investigation , and nearly two years to the day after Sweden's director of public prosecutions, Marianne Ny, said she was unable to continue the probe after Assange took up residence in the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2012. [Full Article...]

Transgender Texas woman seen in videotaped attack found dead

Transgender Texas woman seen in videotaped attack found dead Vincent Weddington said that officers found Ms. Weddington said Sunday that the investigation into the April attack continues. Weddington said there's no evidence indicating a link between the shooting and the April 12 beating Booker suffered after she was involved in a minor traffic accident. [Full Article...]

Joe Biden praises Obama, criticizes Trump at campaign rally in Philadelphia

Joe Biden praises Obama, criticizes Trump at campaign rally in Philadelphia US President Donald Trump has declared Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential bid "history", and slated the former vice president, Joe Biden , as election competition heats up. Biden is betting big that voters in the Midwest and beyond will ultimately embrace his optimistic appeal. His campaign headquarters are in Philadelphia . [Full Article...]

8-year-old girl reportedly kidnapped in Texas by a stranger

8-year-old girl reportedly kidnapped in Texas by a stranger An Amber Alert was issued for the 8-year-old girl after police said a suspect in a vehicle kidnapped her while she was walking with her mother. She's been reunited with her family and the unidentified man taken into custody, said spokesman Buddy Calzada of Fort Worth Police. [Full Article...]

New York Times report on Deutsche Bank transactions is 'phony'

New York Times report on Deutsche Bank transactions is 'phony' No time for a redo! The fraud unit at Deutsche Bank flagged bank accounts belonging to Donald Trump and Jared Kushner for suspicious activity, recommending that the accounts be reported to federal financial crimes groups. "The suggestion that anyone was reassigned or fired in an effort to quash concerns related to any client is categorically false ", he added. The former employees tol... [Full Article...]

Ukraine's President Zelenskiy Disbands Parliament on Inauguration Day

Ukraine's President Zelenskiy Disbands Parliament on Inauguration Day As UNIAN reported earlier, on May 17, the People's Front faction's council unilaterally chose to withdraw from the "European Ukraine" parliament coalition. All are allies of Poroshenko. He also vowed that his first task was to bring a ceasefire in the conflict with Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine that has so far caused some 13,000 deaths. [Full Article...]

Blast hits Egypt tourist bus, 17 injured

Blast hits Egypt tourist bus, 17 injured A private auto was also damaged behind the bus. The statement did not directly link the raids to Sunday's attack in which a roadside bomb hit a tourist bus near the famed Giza pyramids. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. Egypt's tourism sector has suffered for years due to a series of deadly attacks targeting holidaymakers following the turmoil of the 2011 uprising that to... [Full Article...]

US President Trump expected to delay decision on automobile import tariffs

US President Trump expected to delay decision on automobile import tariffs Trump said abortion would be a major issue in his re-election campaign. The president regards automobiles as a symbol of the trade imbalance with Japan because automobiles and auto parts accounted for about 75 percent of the us trade deficit as of 2017. [Full Article...]

Austrian vice chancellor resigns over leaked video, prompting snap election

Austrian vice chancellor resigns over leaked video, prompting snap election Austria is waiting for a statement from Chancellor Sebastian Kurz about the future of the country's government after his vice chancellor and coalition partner Heinz-Christian Strache resigned in a covert video scandal . After the footage was leaked through media outlets, the vice-chancellor told reporters he had made a decision to step down. "Then in 2016, just seven months before the meeting in... [Full Article...]

Brexit talks collapse as PM Theresa May's authority drains away

Brexit talks collapse as PM Theresa May's authority drains away Almost three years after the United Kingdom unexpectedly voted in a referendum to leave the EU, it is still unclear how, when or if it will ever indeed quit the European club it joined in 1973. It had been announced earlier this week that May intends to bring her controversial Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, already defeated three times by British MPs, back for another vote in the week beginning ... [Full Article...]

Eiffel Tower evacuated after man spotted climbing up its side

Eiffel Tower evacuated after man spotted climbing up its side A number of tourists inside the tower were told to stay in place as police negotiated with the man. It's not the first time when a man attempts to climb the tower. According to media reports, when the individual was detected, he was already on the second floor of the tower, 149 metres high. To avoid a long wait, we advise people to postpone their visit'. [Full Article...]

Amit Shah's Series of Tweets as Flak on Godse Hits the Ceiling

Amit Shah's Series of Tweets as Flak on Godse Hits the Ceiling Pragya who calls Godse a patriot is endorsed by @narendramodi Is this the sign of an attempt to proliferate Sangh's hatred based ideology? When asked for her reaction to remarks by actor-politician Kamal Haasan that Godse was a terrorist, Pragya replied, " Nathuram Godse was, is and would remain a patriot ". [Full Article...]

Walmart price hike blamed on Trump’s higher tariffs

Walmart price hike blamed on Trump’s higher tariffs A spokesman for China's Ministry of Commerce called the Trump administration's moves to raise tariffs last week, and the threat of additional tariffs on the roughly $300 billion in annually imported Chinese so far untouched by new duties, 'bullying behavior, ' that has resulted in 'severe negotiating setbacks'. [Full Article...]

Exit Polls Results: The hits and misses of Indian exit polls!

Exit Polls Results: The hits and misses of Indian exit polls! India has 900 million eligible voters. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi displays his ink-marked finger after casting his vote during the third phase of general elections at a polling station in Ahmedabad on 23 April 2019. The UP city of Varanasi, where Hindus are cremated on the banks of the holy Ganges 24 hours a day, is where Modi is standing, and the 68-year-old's popularity there is un... [Full Article...]

Republicans call for Trump's impeachment

Republicans call for Trump's impeachment Amash could be testing the waters for a 2020 run for the presidency. Amash tweeted: "Contrary to [Attorney General William] Barr's portrayal, Mueller's report reveals that President Trump engaged in specific actions and a pattern of behavior that meet the threshold for impeachment ", Amash tweeted , referencing Attorney General William Barr . [Full Article...]

May to present 'bold' new Brexit package

May to present 'bold' new Brexit package The shadow Brexit secretary said that including a "confirmatory" public vote in the WAB could still end the parliamentary impasse. He is understood to have the backing of several other remainer ministers. Next week promises to be another tough one for May, as polls for Thursday's European elections over the weekend pointed to the Tories slipping to fourth place. [Full Article...]


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