Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV The second most popular, with just over a thousand retweets, was a viewer quoting Jeremy Paxman, who said European Union negotiators might think Theresa May was a "blow-hard who collapses at the first sign of gunfire". The prime minister said: "This hidden scandal, that takes place every day in homes across Britain, must be tackled head on". She was pressed by Mr Paxman over her climbdowns o... [Full Article...]

Trump on Kushner: 'I have total confidence in him'

Kushner's reasoning for setting up the private channel outside of official diplomatic channels was to primarily discuss how the USA and Russian Federation could cooperate on ending the civil war in Syria and other policy issues, sources told The New York Times , but the FBI and congressional investigation is looking into whether other items were to be discussed. [Full Article...]

National Spelling Bee becoming easier to predict

National Spelling Bee becoming easier to predict She's preparing for her trip to Washington , D.C., this weekend to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee and will be among 291 other spellers from across the country. "On stage, they have really bright lights and a lot of people in front of you and so, if I had stage fright, then I'd have a lot of problems". He is going to "have fun while I am there", the Three Village district student... [Full Article...]

G7 Leaders sign joint declaration against terrorism

G7 Leaders sign joint declaration against terrorism After a two-day summit in Italy , French President Emmanuel Macron had warm words for Donald Trump , despite the fact the USA president did not join in with other Group of Seven nations in supporting the Paris accord on fighting global warming. [Full Article...]

Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

At a meeting of the Group of Seven in Sicily this week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel indicated that Trump's G7 peers lobbied him hard on the issue of climate change . President Obama helped negotiate the historic Paris Agreement in 2015, and it was officially ratified by the USA and 194 other signatories a year ago. [Full Article...]

Merkel warns against 'simple answers' to global issues after Trump meetings

Then at the G7 summit on Friday and Saturday, leaders including Merkel failed to convince Trump to commit to stay in the Paris climate deal. "We Europeans really have to take our destiny into our own hands", she said . She also noted that Merkel is seeking a fourth term as chancellor in September, and does not want to be seen as being too close to an American president who is widely disliked in E... [Full Article...]

Trump pleased with results of 1st overseas trip

Trump pleased with results of 1st overseas trip The president said recent terrorist attacks in Manchester, England, and Egypt underscored the need for the "defeat terrorism and protect civilization". He will be seated between the leaders of Niger and Tunisia, according to White House economic adviser Gary Cohn. At a Group of Seven summit in the resort town of Taormina on the island of Sicily, Mr Trump pushed back against six USA alli... [Full Article...]

President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

So, while there is that cynicism, there are also people on both sides who think that actually Trump perhaps might be the one to seal the deal. This would represent a notable gain by Trump in his bid to restart peace talks, as Abbas until now has set preconditions for a return to peace talks, including an Israeli freeze on settlement building. [Full Article...]

Hope good sense prevails and Pakistan frees Kulbhushan Jadhav: CPI

The ICJ asserted its jurisdiction over the case of the 46-year-old former Indian Navy officer while noting that the circumstances of his arrest remain disputed. Jadhav is under a death sentence and might therefore be executed is sufficient to demonstrate the existence of a risk of irreparable prejudice to the rights claimed by India". [Full Article...]

Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared

Six men and one woman have been arrested and were being held in custody, with the probe widening beyond Manchester to Nuneaton in central England. Army personnel are replacing armed police at sites including Buckingham Palace, Downing Street and the Palace of Westminster as part of Operation Temperer. [Full Article...]

WBBSE Madhyamik 10th Result 2017

WBBSE Madhyamik 10th Result 2017 Saturday May 27, 2017 on its official website . After the official declaration, the board has also begun the distribution of marksheets and students may collect their marksheets from their respective schools. The formal announcement of the result was made from Nivedita Bhavan, the office of West Bengal Board . The toppers list will be available on the official website . [Full Article...]

Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate Prior to Trump's arrival, the pope had publically disagreed with some of the president's plans and policies, inlduing ones to build a wall along the entire U.S. Addressing U.S. troops Saturday at a Sicilian air base moments before departing for Washington, Trump himself declared: "I think we hit a home run". [Full Article...]

FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump Lynch had privately assured someone in the Clinton campaign that the email investigation would not push too deeply into the matter - a conversation that if made public would cast doubt on the inquiry's integrity. There was no response from Comey about the revelation he might have been forced to call that unusual and controversial news briefing, without informing the justice department, at whi... [Full Article...]

US Senate panel says it will subpoena Michael Flynn businesses

US Senate panel says it will subpoena Michael Flynn businesses Flynn refused to cooperate with subpoenas from both the House and Senate intelligence committees, invoking his Fifth Amendment right in declining to comply while citing an "escalating public frenzy" surrounding the probes. "I know what the Russians try to do", he told the committee. "We need to use whatever compulsory mechanism necessary to get the information he possesses ... [Full Article...]

Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

It is not immediately clear whether civilians are among the dead. Fighting erupted on Tuesday when heavily-armed militant Maute group affiliated with Islamic State (IS) swooped into Marawi City, the capital of Lanao del Sur province. [Full Article...]

Top Palestinian Authority Official Denies Reports of Trump-Led Regional Peace Initiative

Then on 25 May he will proceed to the Nato Summit at Brussels and return to Italy for the G7 meeting at Taormina (26 May - 27 May) and will also visit the US/Nato base at Sigonella. Look at those photos and ask, why is President Trump bringing Palestinian leaders to the White House? Aboard Air Force One on Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appeared to embrace the linkage th... [Full Article...]

Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal' President Trump arrived in Israel on Tuesday to kick-off the second leg of his first foreign trip as president with hopes to lay the groundwork to establish peace between Israelis and Palestinians . policy. However, after taking charge of Presidency his statements have been rather nuanced on the issue of settlements as well as regarding moving of the U.S. [Full Article...]

China sidesteps Duterte claim of war threat over sea row

China sidesteps Duterte claim of war threat over sea row Duterte skipped all activities lined up for his visit except the bilateral meeting with Putin, which was hastily moved a day earlier after he made a decision to fly back to the Philippines early Wednesday morning. When Duterte asked what that was, the Chinese president reportedly said: "We will go to war". Duterte said last week one of the top priorities of his trip to Russian Federation was t... [Full Article...]

Taiwan's gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

Taiwan's gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia Yu said the court's explanation means that even if lawmakers do not pass legislation allowing same-sex marriage in the next two years , gay couples will still be able to marry by this time in 2019. "The provisions of Chapter 2 on Marriage of Part IV on Family of the Civil Code do not allow two persons of the same sex to create a permanent union of intimate and exclusive nature for the committed o... [Full Article...]

Led coalition admits 105 civilians killed in Mosul strike

A Pentagon investigation says at least 105 Iraqi civilians lost their lives in a United States airstrike on the embattled Iraqi city of Mosul back in March. Isler said that civilians killed in the building may have gone there voluntarily because it was one of the best constructed in the area, and potentially went to the basement to escape the fighting raging around them. [Full Article...]

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