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Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies

Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies They are the only Asian rhinos with two horns, and are covered in hair. "Today, we bid farewell to Tam, our last surviving male Sumatran rhino , " WWF Malaysia wrote on Facebook ". Tam fell ill in late April , losing his appetite and energy, and the decline was rapid. "Sadly, those hopes were repeatedly dashed over the next decade by a series of incidents, some sociopolitical, some biologica... [Full Article...]

Killed, 16 Injured in Mass Stabbing of Pupils in Japan

Killed, 16 Injured in Mass Stabbing of Pupils in Japan The attack ended when the man allegedly moved several meters away from the children and stabbed himself in the neck, committing suicide, according to the Japanese police. President Donald Trump was with Abe on the last day of his visit to Japan when news about the attack emerged. "All Americans stand with the people of Japan and grieve for the victims and their families". [Full Article...]

Kushner in Morocco to build support for Mideast peace plan

Kushner in Morocco to build support for Mideast peace plan A White House official said Tuesday that Kushner, along with President Trump's special envoy for worldwide negotiations Jason Greenblatt and special Iran envoy Brian Hook, were in Morocco and would visit Jordan and Israel later in the week. [Full Article...]

Serbia-Kosovo tensions: Troops on alert after Mitrovica arrests

Serbia-Kosovo tensions: Troops on alert after Mitrovica arrests Serbia ordered its troops on full alert on Tuesday and Russian Federation accused Kosovo of provocation after a Kosovan police anti-crime operation in a region populated mainly by Serbs led to clashes. Kosovo is majority Albanian but was a region of Serbia until declaring its independence in the 1990s. Russia, a key Serbian ally in the Balkans, condemned the detention of the Russian national. [Full Article...]

Trump Weighs in on Possible Roy Moore Run for Senate

Trump Weighs in on Possible Roy Moore Run for Senate Alabama Rep. Bradley Byrne told The Hill's Scott Wong that Moore's camp told Byrne to expect a June campaign launch. On Tuesday, after fellow Republican Rep. Byrne, like Trump, has said Moore can't win the election . Moore lost to Jones in 2017 during a special election to fill the seat previously held by Sen. [Full Article...]

Tornadoes strafe Kansas City area; storms stretch into Pennsylvania

Tornadoes strafe Kansas City area; storms stretch into Pennsylvania The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Douglas County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Jenn Hethcoat said six people had been taken to the Lawrence hospital with injuries suffered during the storm, including one with serious injuries, and five more people were headed to the hospital. [Full Article...]

Origin UK home secretary Sajid Javid joins race to become British PM

Origin UK home secretary Sajid Javid joins race to become British PM Sajid Javid promised to bridge the Brexit divide and heal Britain as he became the latest cabinet minister trying to succeed Theresa May . Javid is the son of Pakistani immigrants and his father worked as a bus driver and shopkeeper. The timetable for the contest will mean nominations close in the week of June 10, with MPs involved in a series of votes to whittle down the crowded field to a fi... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson ordered to face court over Brexit 'lies'

Boris Johnson ordered to face court over Brexit 'lies' District Judge Margot Coleman said the allegations were not proven and she had made no finding of fact, but Mr Johnson must answer a private summons alleging he had committed three offences of misconduct in a public office. "And made with as much public fanfare as the prosecution can engender". "Lying on a national and worldwide platform undermines public confidence in politics, undermines the i... [Full Article...]

European trade policy seems smoothing after EU-parliament election

European trade policy seems smoothing after EU-parliament election The statement said it was "reconfirming our resolve for the lead candidate process so that the next Commission president has made her/his programme and personality known prior to the elections, and engaged in a European-wide campaign". On his way out of the meeting, Macron reiterated his opposition to Weber, referring to his lack of executive experience, saying his priority is to have a candidate ... [Full Article...]

EU's Juncker says European Union will not renegotiate Brexit withdrawal deal

EU's Juncker says European Union will not renegotiate Brexit withdrawal deal Meanwhile, Housing Minister Kit Malthouse on Monday threw his hat into the ring, bringing the total number of declared contenders for the party leadership to 10. In an interview with the Standard, Stewart attacked the no-deal Brexiteers for "Wizard of Oz" thinking. "Political suicide actually lies in not having a clean break from the European Union and not leaving on the 31st October", Esther... [Full Article...]

Amash battles MAGA supporter over impeachment during town hall

In his opening remarks for the town hall in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Amash addressed his lone call for Trump's impeachment within the GOP. "First I have one of the most constitutionally conservative and fiscally conservative voting records in the whole Congress", Amash answered to great applause. [Full Article...]

France arrests four over Lyon blast, Europe News & Top Stories

France arrests four over Lyon blast, Europe News & Top Stories French law enforcement bodies have detained the second person in connection with the investigation into the blast, Lyon Mayor Gerard Collomb said on Monday. Investigators have recovered screws, ball bearings, along with a printed circuit, batteries and a remote-controlled trigger device. However, regional authorities said 13 people were hurt, mostly suffering minor injuries, and said 11 were sti... [Full Article...]

USA takes India off watchlist for currency practices

USA takes India off watchlist for currency practices The treasury department, however, did not remove China from the list. In its next report in October 2018, the Treasury had said that India has made improvements and its name would be removed from the currency manipulation list in the next report. [Full Article...]

Australian 'Egg Boy' donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims

Australian 'Egg Boy' donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims Will Connolly, the Australian teenager who became known after he "egged" far-right Senator Fraser Anning at a news conference, will donate $70,000 to help victims of the Christchurch terror attack. "I chose to donate all monies to help provide some relief to the victims of the massacre" he said adding, "It wasn't mine to keep". He also said: "To the victims of the Tragedy, I whole heartedly hope... [Full Article...]

China bridles at rare meeting between Taiwan and US security officials

China bridles at rare meeting between Taiwan and US security officials Kang added that Beijing would remain against any form of official exchange between the United States and Taiwan. Taiwan's official news agency CNA said it was the first meeting between the top security advisers of both governments since 1979, when Washington severed formal ties with Taipei. [Full Article...]

North Korea: US NSA’s comment on missile test ignorant

North Korea: US NSA’s comment on missile test ignorant White House National Security Advisor John Bolton outside the West Wing May 01, 2019 in Washington, DC.North Korea described him as a "war monger". In a statement by North Korea's official news agency, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said giving up missile tests would mean giving up the right to self defense and sovereignty. [Full Article...]

United States will rue forcing China's hand on rare earths

United States will rue forcing China's hand on rare earths President Xi Jinping last week made a high-profile visit to a Ganzhou high-tech firm that specializes in rare earth research and development, the Xinhua news agency reported , a visit widely seen as a tacit warning to the USA and a reminder of China's market dominance. [Full Article...]

Planned Parenthood sues to prevent last Missouri abortion clinic from losing license

Planned Parenthood sues to prevent last Missouri abortion clinic from losing license Supporters have said they hope to provoke a legal challenge that will eventually force the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationally. "Planned Parenthood has served Missouri for more than 87 years, and we will fight to provide care for another century". A hearing is scheduled for tomorrow, officials said on the call with reporters. [Full Article...]

Johnson & Johnson at center of first opioid crisis trial

Johnson & Johnson at center of first opioid crisis trial Lawyers for consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson and several subsidiaries are expected to start making their case later Tuesday. "The company has resolved this matter in a way that benefits the people who have suffered from abuse of opioids and to help stop the effects of the opioid crisis ". [Full Article...]

Pakistan Security Forces Foil Terror Attack Near Quetta Airbase

Pakistan Security Forces Foil Terror Attack Near Quetta Airbase A message from ISPR, Pakistan military's public relations wing, said the search operation and subsequent arrests were carried out in response to an attack on its local forces in that area on Friday. He said it was a condemnable incident and more unfortunate was the fact that the mob was led by two MNAs. The people of Pakistan, especially our tribal brothers and the Pakistan Army, have created pe... [Full Article...]


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