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Author: 0 South Korea's new president moves to soothe tensions with China

While some are anxious that Moon and Trump's summit might take place too soon, it's critical for the two leaders to quickly meet, share their opinions and find a compromise in light of the vacuum in the government that lasted for almost half a year and everything that has happened in the meantime.

World Media Will frame a law if SC bans triple talaq: India govt
Author: 0 Will frame a law if SC bans triple talaq: India govt

The government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it will come out with a law to regulate marriage and divorce among Muslims if triple talaq is held invalid and unconstitutional by the court. The Centre cited examples from around the globe giving instances of theocratic states which have adopted reforms to remove triple talaq . "There was a discussion that whether Triple Talaq is valid constitutionally".

Author: 0 Putin sits down at piano in China, plays Soviet songs

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday blamed the USA for the global cyber attack that hit 150 countries since Friday and has crippled computer systems around the world. Putin was in Beijing to attend the " One Belt, One Road " summit on the modern Silk Road which was introduced by Xi in 2013. "It was quite hard to play, even for me, someone who plays with two fingers", Putin said, according to Reuters .

World Media LA Reid is Leaving Epic Records!
Author: 0 LA Reid is Leaving Epic Records!

Reid. Well, only days later the NY post is reporting that Reid's leaving is because of accusations that he sexually harassed a female assistant. Joel Katz, Reid's lawyer, had no comment when contacted about the sexual harassment allegations, though a source who is "familiar with the thinking of Reid's camp" told The Post that the March 22 letter is inaccurate.

World Media Man Lights Himself On Fire, Streams Episode On Facebook Live
Author: 0 Man Lights Himself On Fire, Streams Episode On Facebook Live

The heat-broken man then picked up a container of kerosene and poured more of it over himself, before setting himself alight. He died from severe burns after being brought to a nearby hospital. Witnesses, some of whom can be heard screaming frantically in the background, identified the man, who was a well-known Memphis musician. According to reports , McLemore was sentenced to probation early this year for domestic assault charges, and was ordered to go to mental health evaluations.

World Media Macron Takes Power as French President
Author: 0 Macron Takes Power as French President

Macron, a 39-year-old centrist, took the reins of power from Socialist Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace a week after his resounding victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in an election that was watched worldwide. One of Macron's advantages is that he understands an essential point: any reorientation of French policy vis-à-vis Europe requires strengthening France's economy.

World Media Trump asks Russian Federation to rein in Syria's Assad, Iran
Author: 0 Trump asks Russian Federation to rein in Syria's Assad, Iran

He said the U.S. recognizes the role played by Russian Federation and Turkey in the Astana peace process, but looks at Iran as having an unconstructive role in the region, a role that Washington "can't praise under any circumstances". Washington gave the deal a skeptical welcome, rejecting Tehran's proposed role as a guarantor even as it expressed hope the agreement could set the stage for a later settlement.

Author: 0 Trump hopeful on Israeli-Palestinian deal

The American leader brushed aside the entire complex of different cobwebs of the decades-old conflict and pointed to talk Abbas that together with the Israelis they could bag "the toughest deal to make". He did express hope however that there is potential to create change and seek real peace. Ahmad Rafiq Awwad, a West Bank political analyst, told Xinhua that Trump "hasn't offered a specific mechanism for a permanent solution and didn't say anything about what's next step based on the Arab ...

Author: 0 Tillerson: Trump weighs embassy move impact on Mideast peace

The Israeli government called the Jordanian reaction "outrageous". Later that day, Netanyahu's office released a statement calling the Jordanian reaction "outrageous", and said Amman appeared to be backing terrorism. May 14 A senior Palestinian official says he "hopes" israel will halt settlement construction if US-led peace talks resume, but stopped short of making it a condition.

World Media Palestinian stabs Israeli officer in Jerusalem, shot dead
Author: 0 Palestinian stabs Israeli officer in Jerusalem, shot dead

The attacks have diminished over time and Israeli police say the most recent attacks have not been ideological by nature and have mostly been carried out by Palestinians plagued by personal or mental health issues. "We all value the obvious and solid commitments that President Trump has made to ensure progress in the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict..." Israel has built settlements on war-won lands, now home to 600,000 Israelis.

Author: 0 Pakistan on top after day four

West Indies were 14/0 at stumps in reply after Kraigg Brathwaite and Kieran Powell negotiated 11 overs in the deciding Test of the series, which is tied at 1-1. Shane Dowrich was wrongly given out by the on-field umpire when the replays suggested that there seemed to be no bat involved in the catch taken by the forward short leg fielder.

World Media Jordan, Israel in rare row over Jerusalem stabbing, killing
Author: 0 Jordan, Israel in rare row over Jerusalem stabbing, killing

Local media sources , meanwhile, identified the Jordanian citizen as Mohammed Abdullah al-Kasaji. Momani also confirmed the Ministry of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs is following-up on the murderous incident via the Jordanian Embassy in Tel Aviv, to uncover the details and circumstances of the murder.

World Media Senate Intelligence Panel Subpoenas Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn
Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Panel Subpoenas Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

Flynn's foreign business dealings , especially a paid speech he gave for a Russian government-owned TV station in 2015, have come under scrutiny. Mark Warner, D-Va., vice chairman of the panel, said. Flynn was sacked by President Donald Trump in February, after news reports revealed that the former Army lieutenant general lied to administration officials about his conversations with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak before the inauguration.

Author: 0 Erdoğan meets China's Xi, world leaders on the sidelines of OBOR summit

Addressing the Bhasha Project Conference held by National Energy Administration here, the prime minister said the NEA had been an effective and reliable partner in its fight to cope with energy crisis. The UN chief said China has been a "strong pillar of multilateralism", which serves as a sound basis for solving global problems. About B & R, Indian officials maintain that New Delhi has objections related only to the CPEC traversing through Gilgit and Baltistan of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir ...

World Media Macron's parliamentary candidates gather in Paris
Author: 0 Macron's parliamentary candidates gather in Paris

Party secretary general Richard Ferrand said the remaining number of candidates were a matter for further discussion and that the party was leaving the door open to politicians of other political stripes to come over to Macron's side. "The youngest candidate is 24 years old; the oldest candidate is 72 years old", Ferrand said. Macron's Republic on the Move party would get 29 percent of the votes, versus 20 percent each for the conservative The Republicans and the far-right National Front.

Author: 0 10 labourers killed near Pak's Gwadar port

Balochistan's Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed the death toll. "We will not bow down before terrorists", said Bugti condemning the attack. The incidents took place in the Pishgan and Ganth Road areas of Gwadar, Geo News reported. Recently, there have been several ambushes on security forces and civilians in the city and elsewhere in Balochistan by suspected Baloch separatists who have been fighting for the cessation of mineral-rich province from Pakistan.

World Media Trump warns Comey not to leak conversations
Author: 0 Trump warns Comey not to leak conversations

Bush, told me. CNN cited an unnamed source as saying Mr Comey was "not anxious about any tapes " Mr Trump may have of their conversations. "My practice during the six and a half years that I was at the DNI was always to defer to the director of the FBI - be it Director Bob Mueller or Director James Comey - on whether, when, and what to tell me about a counterintelligence investigation", Clapper said.

Author: 0 BC election was close, but no cigar

Both Clark and Green Party leader Andrew Weaver have said they are open to working with other parties, but the precarious nature of minority governments and an alliance between the energy-friendly Liberals and the environmentalist Greens cast some doubt on the ability to get projects done.

Author: 0 Donald Trump speaks with new South Korean president Moon Jae

Beijing sees the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, newly installed in the South meant to guard against threats from the North, as a threat to its own military capabilities and has slapped a series of measures against South Korean businesses seen as economic retaliation.

Author: 0 Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

The 103 schoolgirls released from captivity after being taken by Islamist militants Boko Haram in Chibok, north-east Nigeria, will go back to school in September, a minister has said. "However, it is vital now that they receive adequate physical and psychosocial counseling and support so that they can fully reintegrate in their communities".

World Media Ex-NHS Digital chief: Cyber attack 'always going to happen'
Author: 0 Ex-NHS Digital chief: Cyber attack 'always going to happen'

Among organisations affected by the onslaught were computer networks at hospitals in Britain, Russia's interior ministry, the Spanish telecom giant Telefonica and the U.S. However, there have been some reports of ambulances being diverted from affected hospitals and individual NHS trusts have asked registered patients not to attend unless it is urgent.

World Media United Kingdom: 1 in 5 health trusts affected by cyberattack
Author: 0 United Kingdom: 1 in 5 health trusts affected by cyberattack

The attacks apparently exploited a flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency (NSA). The cyberattack was initially believed to target only hospitals in the United Kingdom, but it turned out to be a worldwide attack, British Prime Minister Theresa May said.

Author: 0 Comey sacking won't stop intelligence leaks or prevent an investigation

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, testifying in place of Comey, contradicted Trump's appraisal of turmoil at the FBI , saying that Comey had "broad support" from the rank and file "and still does to this day". Trump also clarified the circumstances under which Comey informed him that he was not personally under investigation by the FBI , as mentioned in his letter to Comey Tuesday.

Author: 0 Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

Still, in a call between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this week, the White House said the two had a positive conversation about ways to go about resolving the Syria crisis that included a "discussion of safe, or de-escalation, zones to achieve lasting peace for humanitarian and many other reasons".

World Media USPS hosts food drive to 'stamp out hunger'
Author: 0 USPS hosts food drive to 'stamp out hunger'

Collections in recent years have exceeded 12,000 pounds of non-perishable food collected, with expectations for this year's drive to be even higher. "100 percent of all the items that are donated within Bellefontaine and Logan County stays here".

World Media Wall's late 3 leads Wizards past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7
Author: 0 Wall's late 3 leads Wizards past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7

The Wizards didn't waste much time answering, with Wall pulling up for a 3-pointer that fell through the nets with 3.5 seconds on the clock. The Washington Wizards are still alive, barely. "If I go 1 for 30", he shrugged, "that's the way I go out". Washington's Scott Brooks said with a smile: "Wearing black, it's great". "They're trapping, they took away the next pass as well".

World Media Milan: Barack Obama advocates action against climate change
Author: 0 Milan: Barack Obama advocates action against climate change

The former president, who left office in January, said his eight years in the White House had taught him to be less anxious, but still the job was gruelling. "But here's the thing: even if every country somehow puts the brakes on the emissions that exist today, climate change would still have an impact on our world for years to come".

World Media US sees growing repression, deepening crisis in Venezuela
Author: 0 US sees growing repression, deepening crisis in Venezuela

The DPRK said early this month that the current crisis on the Korean Peninsula is the most unsafe in half a century since the 1950-1953 Korean War. Coats told the committee that he seems Iran holding to the nuclear deal agreed to last year, and that the deal, which extended Iran's breakout time for a nuclear weapon from a few months to a year, has enhanced transparency of Iran's nuclear activities.

Author: 0 Iraq, Algeria support extension of oil production cuts

Production rose, however, and gasoline demand over the last four weeks was 2.5 per cent lower than at the same time period a year ago. In an overnight trade, crude futures also climbed sharply during the session on Wednesday as investors were enthusiast with the latest report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), which revealed US crude inventories declined more than expected.

Author: 0 Dozens hurt, 1 dead in violent day of protests in Venezuela

The opposition blames President Nicolas Maduro for the crisis and has been calling for an early election. Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro attempted to march to the Supreme Court to p. "Freedom!" Militiamen approached, all dressed in dark colors with pieces of cloth covering their faces. Demonstrators contend President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government has become an authoritarian regime responsible for triple-digit inflation, widespread food and medical supply shortages and soaring ...

Author: 0 IS Head in Afghanistan Abdul Hasib Reported Dead in a Raid

US and Afghan troops had been involved in an "intense" 3-hour firefight that also killed two American forces, said a joint statement released after the operation. "Within a few minutes of landing, our combined force came under intense fire from multiple directions and well-prepared fighting positions", said a joint US-Afghan army statement.