Populist cleric Sadr all but wins Iraq parliament election

Alliance of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is set to win Iraq's parliamentary elections - an unexpected outcome that has caught the attention of Iranian media. Reuters could not independently verify the document's authenticity but the results in it fo... More..

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First Lady Melania Treated for Benign Kidney, Surgery Successful
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

First Lady Melania Treated for Benign Kidney, Surgery Successful

President Donald Trump headed to Walter Reed, in Bethesda, Maryland , on Monday afternoon to visit his wife. In embolization, doctors insert a catheter as part of a procedure to purposely block a blood ves...More..

Former Pakistan PM reportedly admits country's role in 2008 Mumbai attacks
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Former Pakistan PM reportedly admits country's role in 2008 Mumbai attacks

India says Pakistan did not keep honour its commitment to a fair trial and sent the case to court without really investigating the conspiracy that led to the attacks. "The meeting unanimously termed remarks (b...More..

Apple's California Self-Driving Car Test Fleet Continues to Grow
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Apple's California Self-Driving Car Test Fleet Continues to Grow

Since obtaining a permit to test autonomous vehicles, Apple's fleet size has steadily risen - from a scant three test cars, to 27 in January , and now, 55 intelligent machines. By March of this year, the c...More..

Erdoğan says Israeli prime minister has 'blood' on his hands
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Erdoğan says Israeli prime minister has 'blood' on his hands

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit back at Erdogan, with a tweeted jibe in Hebrew that as a leading supporter of Palestinian Hamas "there's no doubt he's an expert on terror and slaughter". Ambassador ...More..

School district looks to cut spending by $3.5 Million in 2019-20
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

School district looks to cut spending by $3.5 Million in 2019-20

Schools that are proposing budgets that exceed the tax cap are required by law to have the approval of 60% of their district voters. The budget proposal would increase the tax levy to voters by approximately $2...More..

Trump says to 'stay tuned' as trade negotiations continue between US, China
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Trump says to 'stay tuned' as trade negotiations continue between US, China

Meanwhile, the National Retail Federation expressed concern that the two countries' trade dispute would harm the US economy. After ZTE failed to take action against company employees involved in the illegal e...More..

North Korea to Begin Dismantling Its Only Known Nuclear Test-Site
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

North Korea to Begin Dismantling Its Only Known Nuclear Test-Site

The United States is pressuring North Korea to ship its nuclear weapons overseas before sanctions are lifted. A statement issued during global negotiations with North Korea in 2005 over its nuclear weapons ...More..

Kidnapped Britons released in Democratic Republic of Congo
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Kidnapped Britons released in Democratic Republic of Congo

Ms Davies and Mr Jesty said in a statement released by the Foreign Office: "We are very relieved that there has been a positive outcome to the kidnapping and are very grateful for the excellent support we have ...More..

Two Dead Following Offaly Plane Crash
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Two Dead Following Offaly Plane Crash

People are being advised to avoid the area. It is understood the pilot is from the United Kingdom, while the boy is the son of a member of the Parachute Club. A man and a seven-year-old boy were seriously inj...More..

Pyongyang: Nuclear test site will be dismantled between May 23-25
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Pyongyang: Nuclear test site will be dismantled between May 23-25

They said that after six tests, all conducted in deep tunnels, the place has caved in and become too unstable for another test. North Korea will publicly dismantle the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site in the ...More..

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promises North Korea 'prosperous' future
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promises North Korea 'prosperous' future

Pompeo's plane is expected to arrive at Andrews first, followed by a military medical plane carrying the three men who had been imprisoned. " Singapore is neither too far away as European nations are, allo...More..

Oklahoma governor signs law allowing adoption agencies to ban same-sex couples
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Oklahoma governor signs law allowing adoption agencies to ban same-sex couples

Shane Stone, made whereas the invoice was debated. The measure passed the Senate by a vote of 33-9 and passed the House by a vote of 59-28. "Republican voters believe in the Second Amendment and they believ...More..

Cheney: US should restart harsh interrogations, back Haspel
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Cheney: US should restart harsh interrogations, back Haspel

Haspel on a wide range of topics, including her vision for the agency and how she would approach the job, as well as issues of detention and interrogation". "Hoosiers deserve a senator who will stand up and lea...More..

Nation's oldest veteran turns 112
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Nation's oldest veteran turns 112

Overton still smokes 12 cigars, drinks multiple cups of coffee and even whiskey and coke every day . That said, Overton hasn't let age slow him down - just last month, the now 112-year-old flew on a private ...More..

Israel to close key Gaza crossing heavily damaged by rioters
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Israel to close key Gaza crossing heavily damaged by rioters

At least 53 Palestinians have been killed in the protests over the past weeks, including two journalists, while 1,900 were injured by Israeli fire. The protests also took place at the contact points in differ...More..

Scientists: Explosive eruption risk rises for Hawaii volcano
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Scientists: Explosive eruption risk rises for Hawaii volcano

Kilauea , the volcano that's been erupting on the Island of Hawaii over the past week, has already forced the evacuation of almost 2,000 people and the destruction of more than two dozen homes. "Because the...More..

Officer Caught Choking Black Man Outside Waffle House Under Investigation
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Officer Caught Choking Black Man Outside Waffle House Under Investigation

Warsaw Police Chief Eric Southerland has since announced that he will be opening an internal investigation into the alleged excessive force, and that Moss will be reprimanded if he is found to be guilty of mi...More..

India, Nepal agree to boost trade ties, connectivity
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

India, Nepal agree to boost trade ties, connectivity

After wrapping up all rituals in Pashupatinath, PM Modi signed the visitor's book and was presented a miniature of the Pashupatinath temple by the authorities. He said both sides agreed to be committed towards ...More..

Australian scientist David Goodall, 104, takes own life in assisted death
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Australian scientist David Goodall, 104, takes own life in assisted death

With more than 100 research papers published and three doctorates under his belt, Dr Goodall was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for his contributions to science, specifically the areas of plant ec...More..

The Location Of The US-North Korea Summit Is Reportedly Set
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

The Location Of The US-North Korea Summit Is Reportedly Set

Still, he acknowledged, "even the sceptics, who look at the history of the negotiations with North Korea , look upon this as an opening for a breakthrough ..." The US president had earlier floated the idea o...More..

Wenger: Arsenal will challenge for the title next season
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Wenger: Arsenal will challenge for the title next season

The club are keen to appoint Wenger's successor before the start of the World Cup , meaning there's just a three-week gap between the end of the season and the first game in Russian Federation. Wenger has be...More..

Captured Isis aide forced to snare fellow leaders
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Captured Isis aide forced to snare fellow leaders

The U.S. -led coalition used the intel to launch an airstrike last month that took the lives of 39 suspected ISiS militants in Syria , according to the Times . Information about the other ISIS leaders came fr...More..

Candid Photos Of Eric Schneiderman Make Him Look Insane
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Candid Photos Of Eric Schneiderman Make Him Look Insane

She noted that there's an added stigma of violence that occurs during sex: Women often feel as though they can't say anything in the moment and are embarrassed later by what happened. "You were saying???" Dona...More..

Trump threatens credentials of 'fake news' networks over negative coverage
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

Trump threatens credentials of 'fake news' networks over negative coverage

On Wednesday, May 9, Trump wrote on Twitter that even when his administration was achieving success in the economic and other sectors, 91 per cent of the news about him was negative which he also termed " f...More..