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Author: 0 Venezuela protests: Looters electrocuted in Caracas as unrest, food shortages continue

After weeks of violent protests that left at least 22 people dead, Venezuelans will take to the streets Saturday dressed in white to pay tribute to those killed in anti-government demonstrations this month. General Motors announced Thursday that it was shuttering its operations in Venezuela after authorities seized its factory in the country, a move that could draw the Trump administration into the escalating chaos engulfing the South American nation amid days of deadly protests.

World Media Digvijaya removed as Congress in-charge of Goa, Karnataka
Author: 0 Digvijaya removed as Congress in-charge of Goa, Karnataka

A Chella Kumar has been named AICC in charge of Goa. A press release issued by the party said that four party Secretaries - Manickam Tagore, PC Vishnunadh, Madhu Yashki Goud and Sake Sailjanath - will assist Venugopal. Lok Sabha MP K.C. Venugopal replaced Mr Singh in Karnataka. Another challenge for the team would be to pick up winning candidates in the Karnataka and help Congress make a comeback since its string of lossess after the Lok Sabha elections of 2014.

World Media Browns still investigating Caleb Brantley battery allegations
Author: 0 Browns still investigating Caleb Brantley battery allegations

A two-year starter at Florida, Brantley lined up primarily as a one-technique tackle to generate pressure in the A-gap, also seeing snaps at the three-technique. Brantley earned comparisons to Los Angeles Rams' Pro Bowl defensive tackle Aaron Donald . But it turns out the Browns might not even keep him. Cleveland already has Emmanuel Ogbah , Danny Shelton , Gabe Wright , and Carl Nassib as interior defensive linemen.

Author: 0 Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

A Russian thinktank controlled by Vladimir Putin's government crafted a written plan "to swing the 2016 USA presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters' faith in the American electoral system", reports Reuters, citing three current and four former US officials.

Author: 0 Dozens wounded at protests for Palestinians jailed in Israel

Palestinian officials say some 1,500 prisoners are participating in the hunger strike that began on April 17, with detainees ingesting only water and salt. The Palestinian Prisoners' Club warned early this week that Barghouti's health has seriously declined and that he was refusing medical treatment. Government's spokesman Tareq Reshmawi said Israel's detention of thousands of Palestinians, including children, women and sick prisoners calls for direct intervention by the worldwide community ...

World Media Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill
Author: 0 Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill

Workers' Party newspaper Rodong Sinmun stated in an editorial Tuesday its army has the capacity to "respond to any war the United States wants", and that the "era of the USA imperialist's nuclear terror has ended forever", because North Korea has developed its own nuclear capacity.

World Media Turkey election board 'rejects referendum annulment bid'
Author: 0 Turkey election board 'rejects referendum annulment bid'

An Austrian member of the Council of Europe observer mission said up to 2.5 million votes could have been manipulated, nearly double the margin of Erdogan's victory, and that the YSK decision on unstamped ballots appeared illegal. The European Commission wants Turkey to investigate "alleged irregularities" in Sunday's referendum boosting the power of President Erdogan . "We will follow closely how Turkey behaves on this".

World Media UK police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counter-terror raids
Author: 0 UK police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counter-terror raids

He was arrested on Thursday in a very public operation near Parliament Square as part of an intelligence-led operation after a concerned family member contacted police. A total of six people were arrested on suspicion of terror offences in connection with the raid - five at the property and one in Kent. The suspect remains in police custody after being arrested for Terrorism Act Offenses and possession of offensive weapons.

Author: 0 Russian Federation presses for Syria chemical attack investigation

Syria has denied any use of chemical weapons and Moscow said the deaths were the result of a conventional strike hitting a rebel arms depot containing "toxic substances". O'Hanlon added that USA officials must consider thorny issues such as the idea of creating safe havens for Assad's opponents within Syria and the future of the country existing as a federation of several autonomous regions.

Author: 0 Trump signs order to open up off-shore drilling in California

The new 5-year plan could indeed open new areas of oil and gas exploration in areas off Virginia, Georgia and North and SC, where drilling has been blocked for decades. National monuments now preserved under the National Antiquities Act of 1906 are the focus of the first executive order signed today, which aims to reduce or eliminate designated monuments over 100,000 acres and potentially open up such areas to oil drilling.

Author: 0 Holocaust comments drag on Marine Le Pen's French election bid

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen softened her stance on Saturday on a timetable for ditching the euro, a week before she faces off in the decisive second round of voting with pro-EU rival and favourite Emmanuel Macron. He was dismissive of Le Pen's much shorter visit, saying: "She stayed 10 minutes, with selfies and smiles, and that's not a presidential campaign".

World Media Barack Obama Disses Donald Trump & His Twitter Fingers - See Epic Shade
Author: 0 Barack Obama Disses Donald Trump & His Twitter Fingers - See Epic Shade

While new leaders including Obama who assumed office in 2009 following the George Walker Bush presidency and the middle of a deep recession- have complained over problems inherited from their predecessors, analysts say that Trump has waded into uncharted waters with his unrelenting rhetoric about the Obama administration.

World Media UK Replies Jonathan, Says Nigerians Chose Buhari In 2015
Author: 0 UK Replies Jonathan, Says Nigerians Chose Buhari In 2015

Recall that Jonathan, had claimed that former U.S. administration, lead by Barack Obama, was responsible for his loss in the election. 'I got on well with. " If Jonathan had been clever enough to say he would not run and had stuck with the PDP zoning formula by supporting a young northern candidate, I am most certain Buhari would have shelved his ambition to contest in 2015, knowing there was no way he would win ", he said.

Author: 0 Germany opposes ending Turkey EU talks

He said he is to meet with Trump on May 16, when they will have bilateral discussions, adding that there are still "sensitive issues that we would like to take a desired stage, adding that Ankara is expecting "understanding" from the U.S. In his application, seen by Reuters, Cam said a decision by Turkey's High Electoral Board (YSK) to allow unstamped ballots in the referendum had caused the outcome to be "illegitimate and not representative of the people's will".

Author: 0 Andy Murray admits he was fortunate in victory over Albert Ramos-Vinolas

Incredibly he has recorded 81 number of consecutive matches won on clay which is the most of any player on a single surface. Sevastova, ranked 19 places below Konta at 26, produced three aces in a row on her way to clinching the opening set and then recovered from 3-1 down in the second to level.

Author: 0 North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

The missile exploded shortly after liftoff, the South Korean military told the Yonhap news agency. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the missile flew for several minutes and reached a maximum height of 71 kilometers (44 miles) before it apparently failed.

World Media Jeff Sessions: Secure borders, recruitment prevention key to fighting gangs
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions: Secure borders, recruitment prevention key to fighting gangs

Sessions said there was a crime rise in American cities and he was there to reverse the trend. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is changing his tune when it comes to policing in the city. The killings on Long Island are an assault on law and safety, "and we're not going to let it happen", he said. But the truth about the gang, the first street gang to be labeled a "transnational criminal organization" by the U.S.

Author: 0 Marine Le Pen drops party role before presidential runoff

He said in her position, he would have done a "Trump-style" campaign that would have been "very aggressive against those who are responsible for the country's decadency". "We don't believe that she can win". Le Pen fille scared up votes among nerves raw from Islamic terrorist attacks, stubborn unemployment, nationalist fervor of the kind that spurred Brexit and the election of Donald Trump.

World Media Lawmaker: We're Betting Trump Will Announce Embassy Move During Israel Trip
Author: 0 Lawmaker: We're Betting Trump Will Announce Embassy Move During Israel Trip

The move comes as a surprise after Trump requested Israel "hold back" on building new settlements to encourage a new push for peace. The holiday celebrates the capture of East Jerusalem during the 1967 Six Day War. Trump's visit is expected to take place on or shortly after May 22 . He hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House in February.

Author: 0 As Macron hunts rural vote, Le Pen celebrates alliance

The renewed controversy threatens moves by Le Pen, who expelled her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, from the party two years ago, to cleanse the FN's image of xenophobic and anti-semitic associations and make it more palatable to a broader electorate.

Author: 0 'Baahubali 2' crosses Rs. 100 crore on first day

Baahubali: The Beginning had entered $8 million club on USA box office. Online ticketing platform BookMyShow sold over 1 million tickets for director S.S Rajamouli's immensely anticipated epic fantasy Baahubali 2: The Conclusion within 24 hours of bookings for the movie opening in north India.

World Media US drone strike kills 7 in northwest Pakistan
Author: 0 US drone strike kills 7 in northwest Pakistan

According to the PEMRA, airing of Ehsan Ullah Ehsan's interview was is a clear violation of PEMRA's directives that it had issued under the National Action Plan and Section 3 (3) of Electronic Media Code of conduct 2015. They used to grant them passage and guide their infiltration attempts into Pakistan. At that point, I had figured out that the TTP leadership was functioning to serve its own self-interest and agendas.These [terrorist] organisations have their committees in Afghanistan through ...

Author: 0 Rockets Take Commanding 3-1 Series Lead

Westbrook's second missed free throw in the waning seconds had kept the door open for Rockets, who had tied it at 111-111 with 52 seconds to play on a Harden three-pointer. Andre Roberson just entered a conversation previously dominated by Russell Westbrook . Houston won despite an off night from superstar James Harden , who missed 7 3-point attempts in a row and shot only 5-of-16 overall from the floor.

World Media Ivanka Trump defends father at G20 women's summit
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump defends father at G20 women's summit

First Daughter Ivanka Trump accompanied German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Women 20 (W-20), an worldwide women's summit which attracted various female leaders from G-20 countries. Trump converted to Judaism herself ahead of her 2009 marriage to Jared Kushner, also a White House adviser. Trump said of her relationship with the president that "we're very aligned in many, many areas and that's why he's encouraged me to fully lean into this opportunity and come into the White House".

World Media European Union to discuss Brexit without UK
Author: 0 European Union to discuss Brexit without UK

Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. Mrs May said the only people who could be Prime Minister after the election were herself or Mr Corbyn, adding: "Only two people who can possibly represent Britain in Europe". The latest draft provoked claims Brussels was meddling in the future of Northern Ireland after it made clear the province would be welcomed back to the European Union if it ever joined a united Ireland .

Author: 0 Kate Middleton and Princes Cheered So Hard at the London Marathon

Harry has been breaking the royal tradition of maintaining silence about mental health issues by speaking candidly of his severe emotional problems following the death of his mother. For the Heads Together campaign to encourage people with mental illness to talk about it, the beloved Princes of England, accompanied by Kate Middleton, agreed to play the discussion without filtering.

World Media Mocking AAP on EVM issue is not right: Sanjay Singh
Author: 0 Mocking AAP on EVM issue is not right: Sanjay Singh

Three more AAP leaders quit their posts today, a day after the party's drubbing in the Delhi civic polls. The BJP swept the polls to Delhi's three municipal corporations, North, East, and South winning 181 seats out of 270 seats on Wednesday.

World Media Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day
Author: 0 Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

That points to trouble ahead if Trump and Republicans on Capitol Hill can't reset the health care debate as they head toward pushing through reform legislation on a party-line vote, as the Democrats did before them. The changes were authored by Reps. Two Republicans, Rep. Tom MacArthur , R-New Jersey, and Rep. "Too many people are going to be losing coverage", Rep.

World Media Canadian leader responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US
Author: 0 Canadian leader responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

Freeland's sharp reminder: We like to be nice, but don't mess with us. The late-night television personality lampooned Canada's polite response to Trump's claims that Canada's lumber and dairy policies have been "rough" on the US or a "disgrace" that is hurting USA dairy farmers.

World Media Heroes Of The Storm Gets New Overwatch-Themed Event
Author: 0 Heroes Of The Storm Gets New Overwatch-Themed Event

Also in the forum , Kaplan also said that it completely understand that there are some players who do not want to play Blizzard's new game. Overwatch has ben an astounding success for Blizzard and perhaps now they are glad Project Titan was canned.

World Media China Launches Its First Aircraft Carrier Built at Home
Author: 0 China Launches Its First Aircraft Carrier Built at Home

China now has only one operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning , which was built more than 25 years ago by the Soviet Union. China cracked a bottle of champagne on the hull of their second aircraft carrier on Wednesday as it took to the seas for the first time as part of a massive push to modernize its navy and imitate the power-projection capabilities of the US Navy.