Israel pauses on Memorial Day to remember the dead

20 Apr, 2018

The State of Israel was created in 1948 - a milestone for the Jewish people, who just three years prior were suffering as a result Nazi Germany's atrocities during World War II. He struck an eager tone on Twitter, ahead of the opening of an interim facility on May 14 - the date of Israel's 70th Independence Day. We have no better friends anywhere.


Queen formally opens Commonwealth Summit in London

20 Apr, 2018

The 53 leaders, gathered at Buckingham Palace, are to make a decision on the succession tomorrow, the BBC quoted 10 Downing Street as saying. In an unexpected move, the Queen told Commonwealth leaders gathered at Buckingham Palace for the formal opening of this year's summit that she wanted the Duke of Rothesay to continue her work at the head of the organisation that brings together Britain and many of its former colonies.


Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president

20 Apr, 2018

Pedroso said the transition of power represents another important stage since Raul Castro took over power in 2006 from his elder brother Fidel Castro , who led a revolution that triumphed in 1959. He served as the minister of higher education before he was elected as the first vice president of the Council of State in 2013. The 57-year-old, who has spent years climbing the party ranks, was named the sole candidate for the presidency.


Police arrest Sen. Omo-Agege in connection with senate invasion by thugs

19 Apr, 2018

The Deputy Speaker of the House, Yusuff Lasun, said this when the lower chamber briefly suspended plenary to pay solidarity visit to the Senate over the forceful removal of the mace by the hoodlums. Omo-Agege was suspended last Thursday after the Senate Ethics Committee found him guilty of criticizing the parliament for reordering the sequence of elections for alleged political advantage.


Black Panther Breaks 30-year Cinema Ban in Saudi Arabia

19 Apr, 2018

After 40 seconds of the film was cut by local censors, Black Panther will become the first movie to open in the Kingdom's first theatre to open there in 35 years. Saudi movie fans already got a taste of Tinseltown in January, when a film festival in Jeddah screened "The Emoji Movie" and "Captain Underpants". In an opinion piece for The Washington Post, he wrote that to avoid being arrested at one of these screenings in Medina, a friend of his broke his leg jumping off a wall to escape the ...


Tens Of Thousands Protest In Armenia Against Sarkisian As Prime Minister

19 Apr, 2018

The global media also pays attention to the fact. The protest leader, opposition lawmaker Nikol Pashinian, urged the demonstrators to continue picketing and blockading government buildings. But Armenia's new constitution has made the presidency largely ceremonial and strengthened the office of prime minister, allowing Sargisyan to maintain his influence.


Ex-president Sargsyan elected PM

19 Apr, 2018

Sarkisian will remain the ex-Soviet country's leader under a new parliamentary system of government, which the opposition says has been created to maintain his chokehold on power. He said the opposition rallies will enter the second stage tomorrow, and the entire capital city will be paralyzed. On Friday, groups of protesters forced their way into the Yerevan State University and the building of Armenia's Public Radio on Saturday.


Hamas Ready To Reach Prisoner Swap Deal With Israel

19 Apr, 2018

Ynet reported that a 32-year-old Palestinian holder of Gaza residency, was arrested at the military checkpoint, allegedly in possession of a knife. Since then, at least 35 Palestinian demonstrators have been martyred - and another 3,000 injured - by cross-border Israeli army gunfire. The peaceful protests held as part of the Great March of Return began on March 30, which coincided with the 42 anniversary of the Land Day, which marks the day Israeli forces killed six Palestinians during ...


Trudeau will buy his way out of BC-Alberta pipeline feud

19 Apr, 2018

Maybe it's a world of dreams where a carbon tax does equal a pipeline. The company said it will take until May 31 to consult with stakeholders to determine whether the project will be permitted to continue construction through B.C. The Alberta government and Ottawa back the project. He's still in the courts. Horgan campaigned on a pledge to block the expansion, which would almost triple capacity on the existing pipeline from Alberta to BC's coast.


Hannity Responds to News He Was Michael Cohen's Client

19 Apr, 2018

For a president who feels, intensely, that he is under siege, Hannity offers what he prizes: loyalty and a mass audience. Hannity failed to reveal his conflict of interest when he railed against Special Counsel Robert Mueller's raid . "Hannity's producers are working to contact him", Smith continued. " Michael Cohen has never represented me in any matter", Hannity said in an e-mailed statement provided to Reuters.


Syrian air defenses respond to missile attack on 2 airbases

19 Apr, 2018

According to yet unconfirmed reports, the missiles entered Syrian airspace from Lebanon, which may indicate that the Israeli Air Force could have been involved, Al-Masdar News reports, citing a military source. Syria and its main allies Iran and Russian Federation blamed Israel for that attack. "The deliberate Israeli slaying of Iranians in the T4 base will have a response but we don't know its nature or its details", Qassem said in the television interview.


Donald Trump confirms Central Intelligence Agency boss Mike Pompeo has met Kim Jong Un

19 Apr, 2018

But we'll see what happens", Trump said at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida where he was hosting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that preparations were advancing for a first-ever summit with North Korea after Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo visited Pyongyang and formed a "good relationship" with its leader Kim Jong Un .


Diaz-Canel sole candidate to succeed Cuba's Castro

19 Apr, 2018

Raul Castro , 86, has said a few times he has no intention of seeking a third five-year term. Castro was originally set to retire February 24 this year, but the country was still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, so his succession was postponed.


Israel 'Struck Advanced Iranian Air-defense System' in Syria

18 Apr, 2018

Israeli media ran satellite images and a map of five Syrian air bases allegedly used to field Iranian drones or cargo aircraft, as well as the names of three senior IRGC officers suspected of commanding related projects, such as missile units.


United States ambassador Haley hits back over Russian sanctions 'confusion'

18 Apr, 2018

Another senior administration official said Haley had gotten a little bit ahead of herself by saying more sanctions were coming, but not by much. Haley quickly fought back by saying that she did not get confused. POLITICO reported earlier Tuesday that Trump signed off on the sanctions last week.


Trump rules out rejoining the TPP?

18 Apr, 2018

Kudlow said the USA would like to reach a separate free-trade deal with Japan. The World Trade Organization is composed of 164 countries and deals. In a Twitter post after the meeting with lawmakers, Trump said the U.S. His Australian counterpart warns that there won't be a lot of interest in substantial renegotiation among the 11 countries in TPP. Trump signed an executive order to pull the USA out of the 12-member TPP soon after assuming office past year to fulfil his presidential ...


Syria strikes for honour of worldwide community: French President Emmanuel Macron

18 Apr, 2018

I'm not anxious that we won't be able to put together a solid package". Some two dozens NGOs participated in the meeting with Macron at the Elysee presidential palace, including Action Aid, Handicap International, the Red Cross and Care. He was in favour of reform of the Eurozone, but it causes resistance in some European countries, the EU, for example, in Germany, writes Рolitico. His second-round rival in the presidential election was National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen, a ...


Tributes paid to country music giant Big Tom McBride

18 Apr, 2018

Singer Daniel O'Donnell said: "He reached out to people in Ireland, and those who had emigrated from Ireland In the days so many people lived in England and their connection with home was all the music and dances at the weekend". "He appealed to people and people knew looking at the show on stage that he was a nice man". When first introduced to Tom by Joe Finnegan more than 20 years ago we became great friends and he would regular call me to chat about my Sunday morning show and the new ...


Sandy Hook parents file lawsuit against Austin's Alex Jones, InfoWars

18 Apr, 2018

The latest lawsuit against Jones comes following a constant drumbeat of false claims that one of the deadliest school shootings in the nation was staged by the government using actors. Jones emphasized a meeting that Ms. De La Rosa did with Anderson Cooper of CNN following the capturing. The second is against Shroyer after he argued during an InfoWars video that it was "not possible" that Heslin held his dead son in his arms after the shooting because the medical examiner said the ...


Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies

18 Apr, 2018

George Bush said marrying Barbara , whom he called "Bar", was "the thing I did right". "He is the hero". And a new exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center is celebrating the achievements of every American first lady through the lens of their most iconic moments and outfits.


House panel asks Pruitt for documents, interviews with top aides

18 Apr, 2018

Scott Pruitt ran afoul of a 2017 appropriations law and the Antideficiencies Act when creating the fixture, the Government Accountability Office said on Monday in a legal opinion . Scheduling director Millian Hupp, 26, watched her wages jump to £114,590, with increases totaling greater than £48,000 - only a 72.3 percentage out of her authentic damages.


Trump walks back plan for more sanctions on Russian Federation

17 Apr, 2018

The sanctions were meant to be punitive measures against Russian Federation for propping up the Syrian government under Bashar al Assad , under whose leadership dozens of people were killed in a recent gas attack that many believe to have been perpetrated by Assad himself.


Kendrick Lamar Becomes First Rapper to Win a Pulitzer Prize

17 Apr, 2018

Appeared in the April 17, 2018, print edition as 'Sex-Harassment Coverage Gets Pulitzer'. DAMN . Lamar's fourth album deals with religion, love, personal struggles and racial politics. The Post also won for investigative journalism for detailing decades-old allegations of sexual predation against underage girls by Roy Moore, a Republican candidate for the Senate in Alabama.


It is 'Back-to-School' for Most Oklahoma Kids

17 Apr, 2018

Most of the state's marijuana money goes towards grant programs - for specific projects. In 2016, Colorado ranked 46th in the country for average teachers' salary , according to a report by the National Education Association . Although the governor promised not to use "shell games" to cover the cost of the raise, teachers' union officials said they remain skeptical because Ducey has not detailed how he will pay for it.


USA pastor Andrew Brunson on trial in Turkey for links to coup

17 Apr, 2018

And despite Saturday's devastating US-led missile attack to degrading the regime's chemical arsenal and deterring the Syrian leader from using such weapons again, leading opposition figures said they now feared the people of Deraa faced the same fate as the victims of Douma.



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