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Saudi Arabia Threatens To Pursue Nuclear Weapons Program If Iran Does

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The Saudi official, who recently met with new Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo, also applauded the USA commander-in-chief for his decision on the Iran deal - becoming only country apart from Israel expressing its joy over the disturbing development that threatens to shatter the barely-there peace in the conflict-ridden Middle East. Read More »

4 charged with tainting cupcakes with bodily fluids

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Police have charged four juveniles linked to the case of tainted cupcakes having been brought to the Gilbert School in Winchester a year ago. The four teenage suspects - one of whom is a current student at The Gilbert School in the town of Winchester - surrendered Monday, almost a year after the incident, and were charged with fourth-degree sexual assault, conspiracy to commit fourth-degree sexual assault and second-degree breach of peace, the Hartford Courant reported . Read More »

Modi govt permits import of Pak sugar, leaves Oppn bitter

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Almost 40 per cent of the sugar mills in the country may not be able to take advantage of the recently-announced financial assistance package by the Centre. According to an industry source, many sugar mills were compelled to sell the stock beyond permitted limits because some didn't have enough storage capacity as the production was almost 50 per cent more than that in the previous season, others because the "State governments were compelling them" to clear the cane dues of farmers, the source ... Read More »

Feds Identify Suspect in CIA Hacking Tools Leak

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However, the search failed to turn up evidence prosecutors need to indict Schulte on the leaking charges, according to The Washington Post , which was first to report the news. He denies those charges, saying the server the material was discovered on was available for use by as many as 100 other people. During his time at CIA , Schulte was employed at National Clandestine Service (NCS) as a Directorate of Science and Technology (DS&T) Intelligence Officer. Read More »

Hero canine rescues his pal from drowning in pool in viral video

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Comments that contain spam, advertising, vulgarity, threats of violence, racism, anti-Semitism, or personal or abusive attacks on other users may be removed and result in a ban. So he went to check their surveillance camera to see what happened. As Smokey treaded water, Remus could be seen running back and forth, as if to try to get his friend to swim over to the pool's steps. Read More »

Foolish to pass the baton to Anwar now: Daim

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On Anwar's release, Dr Wan Azizah said it is not known when the exact timing will be. When asked whether Anwar should take over as prime minister, Izzah said she believed the country deserved the best prime minister. It was reported that the Pardons Board committee will meet at 5pm on Wednesday to discuss the application for a royal pardon for Anwar. Dr Mahathir had also previously stated that he would remain prime minister for two years before stepping down for Anwar to take over. Read More »

Over 40 feared drowned as boat capsizes in Godavari

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The incident happened around 6.15 p.m. amid gales followed by heavy rain. Sources from the local media in Rajamundry suggest that five passengers managed to reach the bank while the remaining are believed to be missing or drowned. The rescue operations are now on. Just 4 days ago, a fire broke in a boat in Godavari while there were no causalities. Last Friday (May 11), at least 90 tourists were lucky to escape alive after a private boat burst into flames in the same area. Read More »

Tomi Lahren Gets Upset After Genealogist Exposes Her Immigrant Ancestors

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Genealogist Jennifer Mendelsohn looked into Lahren's own background and discovered that in 1930 Lahren's great-great-great grandmother had been living in the U.S. "There is a woman over the weekend who took it upon herself to research my family history in hopes of digging up some kind of a "gotcha" moment, a "gotcha" angle to validate illegal immigration and open borders, and what she found was really shocking, guys", Lahren told the hosts of Fox & Friends on Tuesday morning. Read More »

North Korea started to dismantle nuclear facilities

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Punggye-ri, in the north-east of the country, has been the site of all six of the North's nuclear tests, the latest and by far the most powerful in September previous year, which Pyongyang said was an H-bomb. The North Korean official's remarks are the latest example of a softer tone from Pyongyang, coming on the heels of a what a high ranking defector recently called a "charm offensive". Read More »

Maloney says he'll decide soon on attorney general run

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Schneiderman had been considered a lock to win reelection in November before a report in the New Yorker last week detailing allegations of physical and verbal abuse against former romantic partners led to his abrupt resignation. Rep. Kathleen Rice on Tuesday withdrew from consideration to become the next state attorney general. Another concern for Rice was she could face scrutiny for potential campaign finance violations if she ran for attorney general . Read More »

Judge upholds Mueller's authority to prosecute former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

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Judge Jackson previously dismissed a civil case Manafort filed against Mueller, in which Manafort's attorneys argued that the scope of Mueller's investigation was too broad. Her ruling also pointed to an August 2017 memo by Rosenstein that further detailed the scope of the probe. The memo showed Rosenstein authorized Mueller to investigate Manafort's Ukrainian work and related financial crimes. Read More »

Com Spiritual Successor Phoenix Point Delayed; To Release In June 2019

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One of the reasons for the slowdown in development seems to have been the difficulty of finding capable developers. The spread of alien Pandoravirus was an unimaginable extinction event, almost wiping out all human life. The lead developer is Julian Gollop ( XCOM inventor). Recall that, Phoenix Point will release on Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh operating systems in June 2019. Read More »

Roman Reigns sends a message to Jinder Mahal following Raw

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Ember Moon vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Mahal chose to get it during last week's main event and for some reason, he made a decision to attack Roman Reigns and cause him to lose the match. Back in the ring, Owens puts Rollins on the mat and grounds him while digging a knee into his back. Bliss got the pin on Bayley to win. - Jinder Mahal and Roman Reigns brawled, with Roman looking strong. Read More »

Bill on countersanctions against USA adopted in first reading

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On Tuesday, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin told Tass that "more than 400 legal entities and about 200 citizens of Russian Federation have been slapped by the Western sanctions". We will do everything that is possible to protect the interests of our state and security, as well as guarantee the rights and freedoms of our citizens. Read More »

Libya Repatriates to Egypt Bodies of 20 Christians Beheaded by ISIS

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Libya has been gripped by chaos since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011, with rival administrations and multiple militias vying for control of the oil-rich country. Their bodies will be flown from the western city of Misrata to Egypt , a Libyan official said, adding that there was an additional victim from Ghana. Read More »

When Kashmir & Kerala Trolled 'Resort Politics' Of Karnataka

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Shah Faesal, who was recently transferred to the Department of Tourism as Secretary, asked the MLAs that they are welcome in Gurez valley of Kashmir. On Tuesday, the BJP was the single largest party in the Karnataka assembly while the Congress came in second followed by Janata Dal (Secular). Read More »

Taraji P. Henson: 'I allowed my proposal to be a surprise'

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Fans rushed to congratulate the star, with one gushing: "I love you taraji and i am super happy for you i can't say it enough love is an fantastic thing". She told the hosts, that's just not her style. "I remember him grabbing me one night and he was like, 'Woman, you sure you want to get married?' And I was like, 'Why do you keep asking me the same question? I just lost it!" "I already knew he was going to Dubai to get my ring". Read More »

UAE's ADNOC says exploring fertilizer JV with Morocco's OCP

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Adnoc, known as the world's largest producers of sulphur and which supplied OCP with 2 million tones of the same compound past year had agreed with the Moroccan company to "consider a gradual increase of the contracted volumes of granulated sulphur through 2025", explains the same source quoting the Emirati firm. Read More »

New York Democrats Endorse Legalizing Marijuana

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The New York Democratic Party is preparing to endorse marijuana legalization as part of its official platform, according to leaks obtained by the New York Post . This January, Cuomo commissioned the state Department of Health to examine how legal weed might impact NY, and the results of this study are expected to be released "within days", according to Marijuana Moment . Read More »

Woman in USA fired after getting laxative laced brownies for colleague's send-off

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Police said it would have been different had someone consumed the brownies, MLive reported. A woman was sacked for allegedly baking laxatives into brownies for a co-worker's going-away party at a MI company. Police were called on May 3 to MMI Engineered Solutions, 1715 Woodland Drive in Saline, after the company received a tip from an employee that the woman planned to put laxatives in brownies she was bringing to a send-off for another worker, said Saline Police Chief Jerrod Hart. Read More »

Parents of 2 Parkland Victims Running for School Board

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Petty will run for District 8, an at-large seat. Besides school safety, Petty said he wants to see more transparency and accountability, citing what he called the "confusing matrix of discipline programs" that allow students like suspected school shooter Nikolas Cruz - who had a slew of disciplinary problems during his time in Broward County schools - to fall through the cracks. Read More »

Windrush scandal: United Kingdom admits 63 people could have been wrongfully deported

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Sajid Javid revealed the number could still rise as officials trawl through over 8,000 cases dating back to 2002, as he branded the term "hostile environment", coined by Theresa May, "un-British". "There's something in their record that suggests they could have been in the United Kingdom before 1973. who have been removed or deported". According to a letter sent to MPs on the committee by Home Office permanent Secretary Sir Philip Rutnam, there have been 17 cases where deported Windrush ... Read More »

Hot Stock seeking Investors: Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NSU)

The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment values are -10.6 percent and -12.3 percent respectively. Shares of Nevsun Resources (TSE:NSU) (NYSEAMERICAN:NSU) have received an average rating of "Hold" from the ten analysts that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Read More »

Stakeholders hail peaceful conduct of exercise in Abia — APC LG congress

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One of the deceased, identified as Nurudeen Olanose , was allegedly shot at Central School, Dopemu, during a fracas that ensued after voting had ended on Saturday. Jeremiah Ogheneveta, of Ward 3/10, Ughelli South Local Government Area was reportedly killed by unknown gunmen who stabbed the man during an argument over scarcity of congress materials. Read More »

Betsy DeVos visits elite Jewish school in NYC

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According to the Times , who interviewed current and former employees of the department, members of the team, which was created in 2016, have been "marginalized, reassigned or instructed to focus on other matters". Elizabeth Hill, a spokeswoman for the ED, told the Times that none of the new employees who had previously worked in the for-profit education industry had influenced the unit's work. Read More »

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces fresh propaganda charge in Iran

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The husband of a British-Iranian woman being held in an Iranian jail is calling on Boris Johnson to raise his wife's case when he meets Iran's foreign minister. She said in a statement released through the campaign to free her: "Sometimes when I come back from the visit with Gabriella, after saying goodbye to her, I feel like I can not live without her, I want to go back and hold her". Read More »

The Hill: Trump May Ask Senate to Go Nuclear on Confirmations

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He also said that he is "waiting for approval of nearly 300 nominations, worst in history". But this week, Trump worked with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to help prevent a controversial candidate from winning the Republican Senate nomination in West Virginia. Read More »

De Blasio promises 'overhaul' of marijuana enforcement in NYC

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Recognizing the racial disparities inherent in enforcement and negative collateral consequences for those charged, Vance has advocated for the statutory decriminalization of marijuana possession since 2012. "I believe that low-level marijuana cases should be responded to with summonses rather than arrests", he said in a statement . De Blasio said he'd leave the changes up to the NYPD. Read More »

Groups expected to announce suit against Iowa abortion law

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On the day earlier this month Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a restrictive "fetal heartbeat" bill into law, abortion rights advocates vowed they would see her in court to challenge the changes. Tuesday's lawsuit comes as little surprise. When she signed the bill into law, Reynolds acknowledged that it would likely start a court battle. "I am not going to back down from who I am or what I believe in". Read More »

Scottish government poised to reject EU Withdrawal Bill

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Scotland's government wants those powers to be under Scottish control, while the British government argues they should reside in London, at least initially. With First Minister Nicola Sturgeon due to consider the issue of a possible second independence referendum this autumn, Westminster been seen as "ignoring" Holyrood could impact on her thinking. Read More »

U.S. ambassador tilts Nord Stream-2 amid 'problematic Russian influence

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Konrad Szymanski argues that as a result of implementation of the Nord Stream project 2 the losses incurred by both the European Union and Ukraine, and would benefit only Russian Federation. According to him, the gas pipeline is a source of concern both in the United States and among European countries. The Deputy head of Polish diplomacy also a lot of attention in article is paid to Ukraine and discussed the issues of gas transit through that country after the construction of Nord Stream 2. Read More »

FM Zarif says meetings in Beijing, Moscow good

Britain, France and Germany are working to secure measures to protect European countries working in Iran against the danger of USA sanctions after President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal. In the aftermath of Washington's pullout, Europeans are seeking ways to protect the interests of their firms doing business in Iran and help them escape the brunt of the upcoming U.S. Read More »

Hungary and Poland unite on opposing CAP budget cuts

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Despite Poland's efforts to roll back some of its reforms, and to convince the EU that those that have remained in place do not affect give the government undue power over the judiciary, the European Commission has expressed continued concern, and warned that if Poland's efforts are insufficient, the country will be referred to the European Court of Justice. Read More »

Johnson taps Bergstrom as running mate

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She recently named Rep. Jeff Backer of Browns Valley as her lieutenant governor candidate. Johnson said he invited Bergstrom to join his campaign because he knew she would be a good partner for governing the state, and would bolster his chances in a statewide campaign. Read More »