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Oregon's Primary Election Is Tuesday

Oregon's Primary Election Is Tuesday Senate. In another suburban district, the first congressional seat, Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick is running for reelection in an area that is leaning Democratic. The victor of their primary will face Rep. Don Bacon, R. Republicans George F. Halcovage Jr., chairman of the Schuylkill County commissioners; Dan Meuser, a former state secretary of revenue, and Scott C. [Full Article...]

Radical Catalan separatist anointed by ousted president as successor

Radical Catalan separatist anointed by ousted president as successor That day, Rajoy also sacked Puigdemont and all his ministers after the regional parliament declared independence following a referendum that wasn't sanctioned by Madrid and was banned by the courts. The court announced on Wednesday evening it had ruled "admissible the appeal of the government" and suspended the reform, which had been temporarily blocked while the court deliberated. [Full Article...]

Top minister: Israel should eradicate any trace of Iranian entrenchment in Syria

Top minister: Israel should eradicate any trace of Iranian entrenchment in Syria Tehran condemns the Israeli strikes on the territory of Syria, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi was quoted as saying by the Press TV on Friday. "You can come, you can return to the bed and breakfasts, to tour, to hike", he said. The Syrian air defense can not provide powerful protection for Iranians, however, it does not let Israel act in the Syrian air space absolutely unpunish... [Full Article...]

Buckingham Palace Releases Queen Elizabeth's Hand-Written Royal Wedding Consent Letter

Buckingham Palace Releases Queen Elizabeth's Hand-Written Royal Wedding Consent Letter On one side is the Welsh dragon supporting the UK's floral emblems - the rose, the thistle and the shamrock. What's more, it was revealed that the "design to the right of the text also includes the rose, as this is also the national flower of the United States ". [Full Article...]

SC collegium reiterates Justice KM Joseph's name for elevation to SC

SC collegium reiterates Justice KM Joseph's name for elevation to SC A divided fivemember collegium led by CJI Dipak Misra put up a united face on Friday and agreed in principle to reiterate its recommendation to appoint Uttarakhand high court Chief Justice K M Joseph as a Supreme Court judge, but decided not to communicate the decision to the government immediately. [Full Article...]

Ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Banned From Leaving Country

Ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Banned From Leaving Country He offered his congratulations and said: "We look forward to working with the new Government and leaders, and to continue to strengthen the friendship and cooperation between our two countries". Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe extending "warmest felicitations" said the "close and cordial relations" between Sri Lanka and Malaysia will be further strengthened. [Full Article...]

Homeland Security Chief Nearly Resigned This Week

Homeland Security Chief Nearly Resigned This Week As the head of the Department of Homeland Security , Nielsen is in charge of the 20,000 employees who work for Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The president's eruption was witnessed by Cabinet members plus a number of senior White House officials - including counselor Kellyanne Conway, advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, immigration adviser Step... [Full Article...]

Rand Paul says Haspel's lack of candor is disqualifying

Rand Paul says Haspel's lack of candor is disqualifying Sen. Rand Paul is criticizing Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's pick to head the CIA, for not declassifying her role in the agency's "extreme rendition and torture-by-proxy", arguing that the lack of candor disqualified her from the role. [Full Article...]

PM Modi inaugurates direct bus service from Janakpur to Ayodhya

PM Modi inaugurates direct bus service from Janakpur to Ayodhya Prime Minister Modi arrived at the city of Janakpur in Nepal on Friday at about 10:45 am (local time). "Just as India has envisioned a new India, Nepal too has entered a new social and economic phase and is heading towards securing good governance and inclusiveness". [Full Article...]

Russian Federation slams U.S. decision to withdraw from Iran deal

Russian Federation slams U.S. decision to withdraw from Iran deal The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation did not support the decision of the President of the United States . The 2015 nuclear agreement placed unprecedented restrictions on Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from global sanctions, but Trump has consistently railed against it since he began his bid for America's highest office, repeatedly claimi... [Full Article...]

Loud explosions heard in Afghan capital

Loud explosions heard in Afghan capital As the man approached the center, in a park in the Shar-e Naw commercial district, police opened fire, setting off the explosives in his suicide vest, Hashmat Stanekzai, spokesman for Kabul police said. Taliban militants in the latest achievements overrun the statically important Tala-o-Barfak district in the northern Baghlan province on Tuesday night putting the government forces into defensive... [Full Article...]

Iran fires rockets into Golan Heights, Israelis say

Iran fires rockets into Golan Heights, Israelis say On several occasions, the Syrian army has confiscated Israeli-made arms and military equipment from militants fighting pro-Damascus forces. In its statement, the Israeli military also said that the national defence system were deployed "and the troops of the Israeli army are in an emergency ready to attack". [Full Article...]

Incumbent Manchin has financial edge in US Senate race

Incumbent Manchin has financial edge in US Senate race James Renacci clinched his nomination with the support of the president. "President Trump, if you're listening now, let me tell you, your tweet was huge!" Part of Blankenship's strategy was going after McConnell, who the former Massey Energy CEO dubbed " Cocaine Mitch ". [Full Article...]

Delhi vs Hyderabad live streaming on Star Sports, Hotstar Video

Delhi vs Hyderabad live streaming on Star Sports, Hotstar Video Table toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad face the last placed Delhi Daredevils in the 42nd match of IPL 2018 at the Feroz Shah Kotla , Delhi. # DD have won the toss and elected to bat first. Confusion at the crease again sees Harshal Patel being run-out this time. Whether it's bowling in the power plays with the marginal comfort of only two fielders on the boundary line or controlling the mome... [Full Article...]

President Trump tweets five most wanted ISIS targets have been captured

President Trump tweets five most wanted ISIS targets have been captured Apart from Eithawi and Jamal, the operation captured three field commanders: Syrian Mohamed al-Qadeer and two Iraqis, Omar al-Karbouli and Essam al-Zawbai, Hashimi said. Last year, the Pentagon said that there were "some indicators" that al-Baghdadi was still alive a month after Russian Federation claimed to have killed him in a strike near the Syrian city of Raqqa. [Full Article...]

Over 20 killed in Kenya Dam burst disaster

Over 20 killed in Kenya Dam burst disaster The Kenyan Red Cross tweeted that it had rescued 39 people. A local television station said 20 bodies had been recovered so far. Nakuru county governor Lee Kinyanjui told Reuters as many as 2,000 people had been affected by the rupturing of the dam on Wednesday night. [Full Article...]

Iran targets Israeli positions across Syrian frontier, Israel pounds Syria

Iran targets Israeli positions across Syrian frontier, Israel pounds Syria The attack appeared to be one of the largest Israel has carried out since it began periodic strikes against Iran and its ally Hizbollah inside of Syria . Israel "had been expecting an Iranian response for some time". Iran blamed it to get an April 9 air attack that murdered 7 of its own military personnel in Syria , also vowed revenge. [Full Article...]

China: Former political star Sun Zhengcai sentenced to life

China: Former political star Sun Zhengcai sentenced to life A former top Chinese Communist Party official, who was accused of plotting a coup against President Xi Jinping a year ago, was today sentenced to life imprisonment for taking Dollars 26.7 million in bribes. "I sincerely confess to and regret the crimes I committed". Sun was seen by some as a candidate for leading the party in 2022. Since Mr Xi came to power in 2012 he has made tracking dow... [Full Article...]

China Trade Surplus with US Grew Sharply in April

China Trade Surplus with US Grew Sharply in April Trump directed Trade Representative Lighthizer in early April to look at the potential of imposing $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected April shipments from the world's largest exporter to have risen 6.3 percent on year, bouncing back from a 2.7 percent decline the previous month that was believed to have been heavily distorted by seasonal factors... [Full Article...]

Gunman shoots self after killing 3, holding wife captive

Gunman shoots self after killing 3, holding wife captive Paul Starks said. Montgomery County Police Chief Thomas Manger said 911 call-takers could hear gunshots in the background of some of the calls they were receiving. A contractor's van remained parked outside of the home where the three were killed. Police say the suspect is known to them, but they can not confirm if the shooting was domestic related. [Full Article...]


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