• North Korea Accuses CIA, South Korea of 'Bio-Chemical' Assassination Plot
North Korea Accuses CIA, South Korea of 'Bio-Chemical' Assassination Plot

According to Pyongyang's state-owned news agency KCNA, Kim inspected the two military units on Jangjae and Mu isles, near South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island that North Korea bombarded in 2010. House of Representatives voted to impose new sanctions on North Korea. The CIA declined to comment. It did not mention Kim Jong-un by name, but he is widel...

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  • President Trump On Israel-Palestine Peace: 'We Will Get This Done'
President Trump On Israel-Palestine Peace: 'We Will Get This Done'

Abbas From Lalit K Jha Washington , May 3 (PTI) Visiting Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said today that US President Donald Trump brings in "hope" towards finding a solution to the decades old Israeli-Palestine conflict. The Palestinian leader had signed a deal at the White House 24 years earlier. Trump son-in-law and senior adviser Jar...

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  • Trump says he may choose a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by Friday
Trump says he may choose a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by Friday

Justice Department officials Saturday were interviewing candidates for a permanent Federal Bureau of Investigation director. But we may have to wait for a while to get Comey's side of the story. Trump said in an NBC News interview Thursday that Comey told him once over dinner and twice by telephone that he isn't under investigation. Trump's dismi...

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  • Man City thrash Palace to move into third place
Man City thrash Palace to move into third place

That would suggest another world-class striker will be on his wanted list when the transfer window re-opens. "We created a lot of chances and even in the first half should have scored more". Bravo is one of four City players ruled out of Saturday's game against Crystal Palace, with Sergio Aguero, John Stones and David Silva also missing.

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  • Austrian chancellor expects snap election this year
Austrian chancellor expects snap election this year

It could see Austria's populist Freedom Party (FPOe), now riding high in opinion polls, enter or even lead a new coalition with the SPOe or the OeVP. "We have decided that we are starting a movement, that we are relying on valued forces within the People's Party but at the same time bringing new people on board", Kurz told a news conference.

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  • Ahead of EVM hacking challenge, EC meets 55 parties today
Ahead of EVM hacking challenge, EC meets 55 parties today

How can they say they have hacked an EVM using a prototype?" asked an Election Commission official. Couple of hours after the demonstration, the ECI released a statement debunking, yet again, any possibility of EVM tampering. His remarks come against the backdrop of Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal reportedly questioning the ...

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  • Ransomware attack hit more than 100000 organizations, says Interpol
Ransomware attack hit more than 100000 organizations, says Interpol

In Spain, major companies including telecommunications firm Telefonica have been infected. An unprecedented "ransomware" cyberattack that has already hit tens of thousands of victims in 150 countries could wreak even more havoc Monday as people return to their desks and power up their computers at the start of the work week.

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  • Putin sits down at piano in China, plays Soviet songs
Putin sits down at piano in China, plays Soviet songs

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Russian President Vladimir Putin turned heads on social media after he performed a piano recital while waiting to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Specifically, in October 2010, when he was the chairman of the Russian government, he played the Russian song "From Where Does the Motherland Begin" at a charity concert i...

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  • Cyber attack claims 200000 victims in 150 countries
Cyber attack claims 200000 victims in 150 countries

Security experts said the attack appeared to be caused by a self-replicating piece of software that takes advantages of vulnerabilities in older versions of Microsoft Windows. The patches won't do any good for machines that have already been hit. "Obviously, they want those tools in order to spy on people of interest, on other countries, to condu...

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  • What does council vote tell us about general election?
What does council vote tell us about general election?

Ms Davidson insisted then: "We won the local government election is Gordon this week, beating the SNP into second place". Mr Salmond conceded that support for the Conservatives is on the rise in Scotland - but claimed "presumptuous announcements" by the Tories would only seek to boost support for the SNP.

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  • Security expert provides tips following global ransomware attack
Security expert provides tips following global ransomware attack

Ransoms paid so far amount to only tens of thousands of dollars, one analyst said, but he predicted they would rise. The ransomware exploited a vulnerability that has been patched in updates of recent versions of Windows since March, but Microsoft didn't make freely available the patch for Windows XP and other older systems.

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  • 'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director
'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump said in a string of Twitter posts . "If there are tapes, the president should turn them over immediately" to congressional investigators", Schumer said, adding: "To destroy them would be a violation of law". He now co-chairs the caucus in the Senate with Democrat Mark Warner. Last week, the White House repeatedly changed its tune about t...

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  • Local polls boost May five weeks before United Kingdom general election
Local polls boost May five weeks before United Kingdom general election

Some of the local election results will be declared in the early hours of Friday, but most will come in during the day. Strategists from all the major parties will be scrutinising the results closely for signs that May's relentless message of providing "strong and stable leadership" has persuaded habitual Labour voters to defect to the Conservati...

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  • BC Greens face stickhandling act in deciding which party it would back
BC Greens face stickhandling act in deciding which party it would back

As the government, the Liberals would have to appoint a Speaker to preside over the legislature, which would thin their ranks, Telford said in an interview on Tuesday night. The final results are expected by May 24, and it's anyone's guess what B.C.'s legislature will look like. The NDP and the Green Party both campaigned on changing B.C.'s votin...

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  • India boycotts China's Belt and Road meet, mounts diplomatic pressure against CPEC
India boycotts China's Belt and Road meet, mounts diplomatic pressure against CPEC

President Xi also emphasized that his government would encourage financial institutions to expand their overseas yuan fund businesses to the tune of 300 billion yuan ($45 billion) for the project. Launched in the backdrop of slow global economic recovery, new threats posed to economic globalisation, and greater calls for protectionism, President Xi...

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  • Nicola Sturgeon hails 'fantastic' result in Glasgow despite failing to win power
Nicola Sturgeon hails 'fantastic' result in Glasgow despite failing to win power

The only way to stop the nationalists is to vote Labour. The Scottish Greens gained a total of 19 seats representing an increase on the 14 councillors the party won five years ago - with victories in Highlands and Orkney - the first ever Green candidates returned there.

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  • China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch
China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has strongly condemned rival North Korea's missile test-launch as a "clear" violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and a "serious challenge" to global peace and security. The North attempted but failed to test-launch ballistic missiles four consecutive times in the past two months but has conducted a varie...

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  • Paris up for the Olympics
Paris up for the Olympics

Centrist Macron, who took power on Sunday after beating far right leader Marine Le Pen in last week's run-off, has pledged his support for the French bid and has said he would speak with the IOC's commission "next week". Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid chiefs on Wednesday vowed to put athletes at the forefront of the Games if the Californian city w...

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  • Nepalis cast their vote in local elections
Nepalis cast their vote in local elections

Almost 50,000 candidates are vying for the position of mayor, deputy mayor, ward chairman and ward member in 281 local municipalities. According to local media, the second round of the local polls will be held on June 14. During the local elections today, long queues could be seen at various polling stations. Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Pr...

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  • Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer impression hits the streets of NYC
Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer impression hits the streets of NYC

He has also referred to McCarthy's tendency, when dressed as Spicer, to drive a motorized lectern rapidly toward a reporter who asks an aggravating question. The show will air simultaneously on both coasts. The video came on the heels of a Washington Post story that described Spicer as hiding "in the bushes" after President Donald Trump fir...

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  • Parents demonstrate at school where 8-year-old was bullied
Parents demonstrate at school where 8-year-old was bullied

School officials have not said what has happened to the student who pushed Gabriel down. Why was the video released so late? The family chose to release information about the video this week, hoping that parents and others in the community might come forward with information about what happened.

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  • Erdogan Urges US to 'Immediately' Reverse Decision to Arm Syrian Kurds
Erdogan Urges US to 'Immediately' Reverse Decision to Arm Syrian Kurds

It was the first face-to-face meeting of top officials from the two nations since the Pentagon announced the USA would arm Syrian Kurds in the fight to oust Islamic State militants from the group's stronghold in Raqqa. counterpart Donald Trump in their first face-to-face encounter as heads of state. Mattis stressed the enduring nature of th...

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  • Trump offers meeting to Kim Jong
Trump offers meeting to Kim Jong

The move freezes any North Korean assets under USA jurisdiction and forbids most business between US companies and the North Korean officials. North Korea condemned the United States in a statement that commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Seventh Party Congress.

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  • Kapil Mishra begins hunger strike, demands AAP leaders' foreign tour details
Kapil Mishra begins hunger strike, demands AAP leaders' foreign tour details

His photos are there with BJP's Pawan Sharma, Satish Upadhyay. It wants to bring defame to AAP. Annapoorna Mishra was the first mayor of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) after Delhi's civic body was trifurcated in 2012. "Soon, it was revealed that he was not a BJP worker but a coordinator of Jain's Mohalla Clinic and an AAP worker", Mi...

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  • Commission set up to probe United States voter fraud
Commission set up to probe United States voter fraud

It is old news that Trump has claimed that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 election, but he didn't provide his sources. Days after Trump's January 20 inauguration, he tweeted that will be " asking for a major investigation into VOTER FRAUD".

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  • Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack
Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

Ransom demands for this incident were reported to be around $300. German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said some electronic signs at stations announcing arrivals and departures were infected, with travellers posting pictures showing some bearing a message demanding a cash payment to restore access.

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  • Si Woo Kim becomes youngest winner of Players Championship
Si Woo Kim becomes youngest winner of Players Championship

His rookie season on Tour was in 2013, but he only made eight starts because he did not turn 18 until June 28. Two weeks ago, Poulter was not even in this field, having apparently lost his card. Masters champion Sergio Garcia, who started the day three shots from the lead, did not fare much better with a 78 and finished tied for 30th place.

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  • Sikkim woman gangraped; Thrown out of moving auto in Delhi!
Sikkim woman gangraped; Thrown out of moving auto in Delhi!

According to the police, the women alleged that on May 12, she had gone to meet a friend in Connaught Place where they first watched a movie and then later went to a bar. September 11, 2016: Police arrest 24-year-old man for raping a 16-year-old girl. The three men took turns to rape her, she added. The woman later approached some passersby and i...

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  • China offers billions for new Silk Road initiative
China offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

The Belt and Road Initiative is a wide concept. "We are of firm belief that connectivity initiatives must be based on universally recognised worldwide norms, good governance, rule of law, openness, transparency and equality". The U.S. sent Matt Pottinger, senior director for East Asia on the National Security Council and special assistant to Tr...

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  • Inauguration day: Macron to become France's new president
Inauguration day: Macron to become France's new president

Somewhat echoing the "sunny ways" campaign philosophy of Canadian Prime Minister, Justine Trudeau, Macron won over the hearts of voters with a positive view of France's future which, for him, includes all French citizens. Macron's wife, his 64-year-old former school teacher Brigitte who has rarely been away from side throughout the campaign, arrive...

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  • North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to murder Kim Jong
North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to murder Kim Jong

The report did not specify whom he was paid to assassinate. Pyongyang criticized South Korea in 2012, alleging that Seoul had sent a North Korean defector back to blow up statues of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung with remote-controlled explosives.

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  • Sinclair close to Tribune Media deal
Sinclair close to Tribune Media deal

Sinclair beat out another local station ownership group, Nexstar, in the Tribune auction process. Tribune Media also produces Robert Irvine's afternoon talk show for the CW. In exchange for greater access to the campaign, Sinclair's channels would reportedly air Trump interviews without commentary. But if does go through, in addition to the cash ...

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  • Palestinians concerned over Trump's Mideast peace vision
Palestinians concerned over Trump's Mideast peace vision

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said he is hopeful after his first meeting with U.S. president Donald Trump, although they did not discuss the specifics of restarting Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. An official from the Palestine Liberation Organization, speaking on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to speak on the issue, te...

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  • Deal signals Washington's beef with China is over
Deal signals Washington's beef with China is over

Pete Ricketts says the state is positioning itself to export beef to China . For example: China will review eight pending USA biotech product applications that they have been on hold, but no guarantee to approve them ... We look forward to providing nearly 1.4 billion new customers in China with the same safe and delicious U.S. beef th...

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  • Schmeichel rages at inconsistent refs after Leicester lose at Manchester City
Schmeichel rages at inconsistent refs after Leicester lose at Manchester City

Deposed champions Leicester arrived at The Etihad with the second-best record in the Premier League since coach Shakespeare replaced the sacked Claudio Ranieri as manager. It doesn't even matter if he goes for it, he's interfering because I can't see the ball. Shakespeare said: "I have sympathy because he is in there with a real black eye and...

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