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Primary voters pick nominees in local, federal races

Numerous states also are pivotal in determining the outcome of presidential elections. Polling places will be open in Virginia on Tuesday from 6:00 a.m.to 7:0...


Trump withdraws endorsement of G7 joint statement, slams 'weak' Trudeau

Media captionDairy wars: Why is Trump threatening Canada over milk? Larry Kudlow , Trump's chief economic adviser, told CNN that Trudeau's press conference...


Alice Marie Johnson Granted Clemency By Trump

On Thursday morning, she saw her first sunrise in years at home in Memphis, Tennessee. "This moment right now is happening because President Trump had mercy o...


Zionist Troops Kill Palestinian Youth in West Bank Village Raid

Ezzaddin Abd El Hafeezh Tamimi was severely wounded when soldiers shot him during a raid in the village, which is the home of the Tamimi family and is well know...


Britain's top court says can not rule on Northern Ireland abortion law

The legislation subjects women to "inhuman and degrading" treatment and is in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights, the NIHRC argued. As a result...


Crocodile kills vicar during mass baptism in Ethiopia

Ethiopian news outlet Borkena .com said members of the church were left devastated by the gruesome attack and reported it widely on social media. "All of a sud...


Democrats pin high hopes on key U.S. primary elections

Although a Democrat , Mr. Newman represents a traditionally conservative area and his sin, in the view of many of his constituents, was unforgivable: a vote ...


India's GDP growth to improve further: Ficci

With a year to go for the general elections, a pick-up in growth could not have been better timed, from the Centre's point of view. "We hope that the government...


Italy heads for populist government after months of stalemate

The anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the anti-euro League, who got the most votes in the inconclusive March election , have promised a no-confiden...


China warns U.S. trade deals off if tariffs go ahead

But state news agency Xinhua carried a statement which warned against a trade war and said the two sides should meet each other half way. Commerce Secre...


Trump confirms June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore

As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks in a NY apartment with the North Korean leader's right-hand man, Kim Yong Chol , back in Washington Trump expr...


Karthik Nemmani correctly spells 'koinonia' to win Scripps Spelling Bee

Third place contestant, Abhijay Kodali, is also from Texas. He said there were eight or nine words during the prime-time finals he didn't know - a rare admiss...


Putin critic Bill Browder released after arrest in Madrid

Two hours later, Browder tweeted a photo of himself outside a police station with a message saying: "Good news". The Spanish police service said:... In Ma...


Flash flooding in historic Maryland town leaves one person missing

Mr. Hermond had been helping other people in the restaurant hold the front door closed against a torrent generated by a sudden, massive downpour Sunday afternoo...


Teacher who stopped shooting: ‘I had to save students’

One student fractured an ankle during Friday's active shooter situation, while Seaman-and 13-year-old student, Ella Whistler-were shot. "I can't say enough ho...


Beach weather looks less than ideal for Memorial Day weekend

National Hurricane Center ( NHC ). "Locally heavy rainfall is forecast across western Cuba and over much of Florida and the northern Gulf Coast into early ne...


CENSUS: McKinney ranks as 9th fastest-growing US city

The Census Bureau, in a news release, said that "eight of the 15 cities or towns with the largest population gains were located in the South in 2017, with three...


Cohen Downplays Ties To Close Friend Now Cooperating With Govt

Evgeny A. Freidman, a key business associate of Michael Cohen , pleaded guilty to a minor tax evasion charge, and agreed to cooperate fully with the govern...


Kelly Sued for Sexual Assault, Gave Woman Herpes, Allegedly

The woman, Faith Rogers, said that she had been abused by the singer since she was a teenager, and she filed a lawsuit in Texas on Monday seeking unspecified da...


American Idol trip victor

The evening got even more cozy when the two performed Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's version of "Over the Rainbow" and "What A Wonderful World" together, and received ...


M&S profits slump on store closure costs

M&S reset its strategy in November, two months after retail veteran Archie Norman joined as chairman, detailing a five-year programme of store closures and re...


Deadline to Register to Vote Approaches

So some voters will have different polling sites because party officials consolidated multiple precincts into one location to save on money and staffing. That C...


Haspel confirmed as Central Intelligence Agency head despite resistance due to torture oversight

Haspel's service and sacrifice, after meeting with her and reviewing classified documents, I do not think she is that person". "The Haspel nomination is one ...


Oil Trades Near $71 as Rising Supply Counters Middle East Risk

Brent crude rose to $80 a barrel in London for the first time since 2014 on Thursday. "I expressed my concern about rising prices of crude oil and its negat...


Israeli Intelligence Minister: Hamas Restored Calm to Gaza After Warnings From Egypt

A large number of Palestinians gathered to protest on the Gaza Strip's eastern border to commemorate the Nakba anniversary and protest the relocation of the U.S...


Following US, Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem

Nine countries - including the U.S. and Israel - voted against the resolution: Guatemala, Honduras, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Togo. Rea...


Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused data

As a direct response to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook recently launched a bounty program that rewards people who find and report any data m...


Two British tourists kidnapped in Democratic Republic of Congo

It was the deadliest attack in recent years and took the total number of rangers killed in the park to 175. The pair, who have not been named, were kidnapped ...


Terrorist attacks in Indonesia made wife with their five children

Four people were injured. The Jemaah Ansharuut Daulah (JAD) network, a group of Indonesian radicals, which has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) ...


U.S. unilateral withdrawal from JCPOA, unethical: Pres. Rouhani

Iran and Sri Lanka sign five agreements to increase bilateral cooperation Sun, May 13, 2018, 07:30 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. His announce...


Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian on Gaza border: ministry

US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital infuriated Palestinians, who see the eastern part of the city as the capital of their f...


Gunman shoots, injures Pakistan inside minister

Iqbal was attending a corner meeting of his party, the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), when he was attacked. Iqbal underwent two consecutive surgeries and has...


Trump rules out DMZ as venue for Kim Jong-un meeting

After Kim's release was announced, his family issued a statement through their lawyer. AP #4152917/3 "And we very much look forward to having the meeting betwee...


Australia High Court Rules Against Labor Senator as Citizenship Crisis Widens

Australia has lurched into a fresh political crisis after a court ruled that a Labor senator was ineligible to sit in parliament because she had failed to re...


6 killed in Indonesian prison clash between militants, police

A counterterrorism investigator said in a text message that at least five officers were killed after being taken hostage in the rioting late Tuesday, while anot...