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Global Stephen Gethins: Vote SNP to stop the Tory Brexit steamroller
Author: 0 Stephen Gethins: Vote SNP to stop the Tory Brexit steamroller

She said: "Mike Weir went along with the SNP party line to oppose the triggering of Article 50, despite the UK-wide majority to leave the European Union in June's referendum". "We at the CBI think the current priority should be clarity on what a future UK-EU deal could look like, and ensuring the needs of Scotland are included, rather than constitutional issues".

Global Czech finance minister surprised by government resignation
Author: 0 Czech finance minister surprised by government resignation

Recently, such a majority of lawmakers pushed through the lower house's resolution asking Babis to explain his suspicious purchase of untaxed one-crown bonds from his Agrofert Holding, Shabu writes. Babis said hhi was doing business in line with law. Interior Minister Milan Chovanec, who also met Zeman on Wednesday, said Zeman told him he would act fast after receiving the resignation.

Global Mother's Day Ideas for Last Minute Planners
Author: 0 Mother's Day Ideas for Last Minute Planners

Ironically, Jarvis never had children - and she bemoaned the commercialization of the holiday she helped create. She will be tickled that you got it for her, even if she says it is too much! Trying to give her the best day ever will be enough for her so don't stress that you can't afford a insane gift to give her for Mother's Day .

Global Son arrested after NSW mum's body found
Author: 0 Son arrested after NSW mum's body found

It is understood Simon told emergency services there was "blood everywhere". According to police, a crossbow and pitchfork were found in a vehicle driven by 28-year-old Nathan White, who is now being questioned by officers. Police at a home on Florida Street in Sylvania where a woman was found dead. Supt O'Toole said the older brother was "very distraught" after discovering the body.

Author: 0 Moors murderer Ian Brady dies at 79

Brady was reportedly a patient at a high security psychiatric hospital in Merseyside when he died, while a court hearing in February revealed he was suffering from emphysema and had been bedridden for years. "Despite who he is and what he has done, they are being professional and trying to make him as comfortable as possible". Hindley died aged 60 in 2002.

Author: 0 North Korea Celebrates Test Of New, Long-Range Missile

President Moon Jae In, a liberal, has suggested he will seek greater engagement with the North. North Korean propaganda must be considered with wariness, but if confirmed, the claim marks another big step forward in the country's escalating efforts to field a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the US mainland.

Author: 0 North Korea says new rocket can carry nuclear warhead

Joshua Pollack of the US-based Nonproliferation Review said the lofted trajectory of the launch would test re-entry by putting the missile through extra stress. Tensions heightened on the divided peninsula in recent weeks amid speculation that North Korea may conduct its sixth nuclear test. In a stunning threat to Donald Trump, warmongering Kim Jong-un claimed the projectile can carry a nuclear warhead to mainland USA, according to state media.

Author: 0 North Korea says new long-range rocket can carry heavy nuke

He says Japan and the USA also started discussing the sanctions on North Korea, but did not elaborate. "North Korea issue is capping further gains in the local currency and the market participants are expected to continue cautious trading", said Jung Sung-yoon, a foreign exchange analyst at Hyundai Futures.

Global Tornadoes and floods kill at least 14 people in US
Author: 0 Tornadoes and floods kill at least 14 people in US

At least four people died. Southeastern states from Florida to North Carolina could also see flooding on Monday, according to the NWS . The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency didn't give details. In Arkansas, seven people have died, including a fireman who was hit by a vehicle while rescuing others trapped by the storm. Two deaths were reported in Missouri , including a woman who drowned after rushing water swept away a vehicle.

Author: 0 Arabs have a lot to say after Trump's meeting with Palestine's president

Abbas, speaking through a translator, told Trump that under "your courageous stewardship and your wisdom, as well as your great negotiations ability", the Palestinians would be partners seeking a "historic peace treaty". Netanyahu also said that he "look (s) forward to discussing with President Trump the best ways to advance peace". "And while there will undoubtedly have to be compromises, you can rest assured: President Donald Trump will never comprise the safety and security of the Jewish ...

Author: 0 New variants of the NSA-derived cyberattack already spotted

It locks down all the files on an infected computer. "We will get a decryption tool eventually, but for the moment, it's still a live threat and we're still in disaster recovery mode". The ease of stopping the attack suggests the hackers were new to this game. FedEx said it was "experiencing interference", the Associated Press reported .

Global Air strikes on IS in Syria kill 30
Author: 0 Air strikes on IS in Syria kill 30

They struck near a residential area and a mosque, wounding dozens more, the Britain-based monitor said. Islamic State holds most of Deir al-Zor province, apart from an enclave at the centre and a nearby air base controlled by Syrian government forces.

Global US could send more troops to Afghanistan under Pentagon proposals
Author: 0 US could send more troops to Afghanistan under Pentagon proposals

The White House now does so. There are now about 8,400 USA troops conducting counterterrorism operations against insurgents and training the Afghans. Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division conduct a patrol and resupply mission with Afghan National Security Forces through Baraki Rajan in Logar Province, Afghanistan, May 22, 2013.

Global Toy or distraction — Fidget Spinners
Author: 0 Toy or distraction — Fidget Spinners

You may have spotted posts from parents on Facebook in recent weeks asking where they can buy Fidget Spinners , or maybe you've seen people twirling them in their hand on the bus and wondered what it was? There are hundreds of Fidget Spinners available via both eBay and Amazon for as little as £1, with the top 35 bestselling toys on Amazon exclusively comprised of both Fidget Spinners and Fidget Cubes .

Global Chelsea, Spurs dominate Premier League player nominations
Author: 0 Chelsea, Spurs dominate Premier League player nominations

A 1-0 win over West Brom on Friday night meant Chelsea have been crowned Premier League champions after finishing tenth last season and Conte has managed to conquer England in his first campaign on English shores. Yet there was nearly a shock for Chelsea when Rondon escaped a challenge from David Luiz and raced clear, only for Cesar Azpilicueta to make a vital, saving challenge.

Author: 0 Korean missile tested Sunday could carry heavy nuclear warhead

Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, blasted North Korea's latest missile test Sunday, saying it "is not the way to sit down" with President Donald Trump. In Seoul, some citizens expressed frustration. "If Russia can be instrumental in resolving a key global dispute like North Korea, they will want to parry that into something else, to use it as a bargaining chip", he said.

Author: 0 China to hold second 'Silk Road' summit in two years time

Here are five things you should know about this initiative (so no more blank looks). "The "Belt and Road Initiative" is not set by ideology". This is the most expensive development plan in history, several times larger than the US Marshall Plan that was used to rebuild Europe after the Second World War, analysts said.

Author: 0 N.Korea says missile can carry nuclear warhead

Outside militaries and experts will closely analyze what the North fired. Pyongyang's aggressive push to boost its weapons program also makes it one of the Trump administration's most urgent foreign policy worries, though Washington has struggled to settle on a policy.

Global No action against Indian Army Major who tied man to Jeep
Author: 0 No action against Indian Army Major who tied man to Jeep

The CoI concluded that there was no reason for disciplinary action leave alone court martial against the officer. Following furore, the Army had convened a CoI on April 15, two days after an FIR was filed by J&K Police into the incident, allegedly involving a Major from 53 Rashtriya Rifles.

Author: 0 Arctic Council presents united front as Finland takes over from US

On May 10, Chairman Victor Joseph of the Tanana Chief Conference, representing the native tribes living along the Arctic, urged Tillerson to sign the declaration as an act of solidarity. "(The council) reiterates the importance of global action to reduce both greenhouse gases and short-lived climate pollutants to mitigate climate change".

Global Vatican, Myanmar establish relations as Suu Kyi visits
Author: 0 Vatican, Myanmar establish relations as Suu Kyi visits

For years Aung San Suu Kyi was the main opposition leader in the country, developing an global following during the years she spent under house arrest from 1989 until 2010. He had asked the Myanmar authorities to grant him a visa to visit her one last time, but was refused. But given that the Nobel Peace Prize victor is not officially her country's leader protocol dictated that she sat to the left of the Pope during their audience and not opposite him.

Global The Shadow League's Mother's Day Playlist
Author: 0 The Shadow League's Mother's Day Playlist

Hug your mother like it might be the last time, and say those things you always mean to say but sometimes forget about or feel too embarrassed to say. Mothers are undoubtedly one of the best creations of God. The Bible tells me so. In turn of this bond, my mom would have a lot to say about how I would be shaped as a young adult.

Author: 0 EC meeting on EVMs underway, AAP claim its proposal rejected

The EC has said, "We will throw open a challenge and you can prove whether they can be tampered or not". With concerns being raised by opposition parties repeatedly and the AAP even going to the extent of publicly trying to "hack" into a voting machine, all eyes were on the all-party meeting today to see how it would address the issue, in particular because the "aggrieved" parties were demanding a return to the paper ballots.

Global Suu Kyi meets Pope Francis
Author: 0 Suu Kyi meets Pope Francis

Myanmar's Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing has also rejected the United Nations findings and described more than a million Rohingya in Rakhine as "Bengali" interlopers, despite that they have been living in Buddhist-majority Myanmar for generations.

Global Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden
Author: 0 Hong Kong rejects asylum for refugees who sheltered Snowden

That group includes Vanessa Rodel (right), of the Philippines. Three other adult applicants are from Sri Lanka. Also, all of the refugees' children were born in Hong Kong and are now stateless. Tibbo, who advised Edward Snowden in 2013 after his arrival in Hong Kong, said his clients are now paying the price for helping the former NSA and Central Intelligence Agency contractor evade United States authorities.

Author: 0 Ebola: Govt Calls for Vigilance as Deadly Virus Resurfaces in DR Congo

According to him, the first case occurred on April 22 in a 45-year-old male. On Saturday, the organization confirmed the other two deaths were also Ebola-related. Ebola killed more than 11,300 people and infected some 28,600 from 2013, as it swept through Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia and caused alarm around the world.

Author: 0 Trump says will solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict in conference with Abbas

Abbas spoke through an interpreter and said: "We are coming into a new opportunity a new horizon that would enable us to bring about peace". Trump said that he is committed to working with Israel and the Palestinians in order to end the conflict but said that the USA can not force the two sides to reach an agreement.

Author: 0 North Korea says missile launched Sunday is capable of carrying nuclear warhead

He added, however, that in his view, "there is still a window for trying to negotiate with North Korea... at a point which it is much less of a threat to the U.S". "North Korea has been developing its nuclear technology (for) more than 60 years, but the US didn't act that tough, like (it does) today", Park said.

Global 2 killed as India, Pakistan troops trade fire in Kashmir
Author: 0 2 killed as India, Pakistan troops trade fire in Kashmir

Pakistan Army on Saturday warned Indian border forces that if it tried any misadventure at LOC it would lead to border clashes. "Two persons have been killed and three others injured in the firing and shelling by Pakistani Army in Nowshera belt", Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Rajouri Shahid Iqbal Choudhary told PTI .

Author: 0 Defecting French ex-PM Valls is told he must join Macron's party

Benjamin Griveaux, a spokesman for Macron, said he was confident this issue would be resolved on Friday. "(Vall's) voice is not insignificant, but his candidacy will be treated like anyone else's". "As of today, he (Valls) does not fit the criteria that would allow the investiture committee to take him on, so., (until he joins) the national investiture committee that I preside over can not consider the candidature of Mr.

Author: 0 BC elects a minority Liberal government

Weaver had requests to speak with B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark and NDP leader John Horgan Wednesday after a preliminary vote count Tuesday night left Clark one seat short of a majority. Speaking to reporters the day after the vote, Weaver, whose party tripled its support earning three seats in the legislature, said he has no intention of rushing into an alliance with either the Liberals or NDP.

Author: 0 Companies prepare for more ransomware attacks on Monday

The ransomware appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was purportedly identified by the U.S. "Attackers update their software ... He said it was too early to say who is behind the onslaught and what their motivation was. There's a timer as well showing how much time is left to complete the ransom demand.

Global Macron pick for French premier about to be named
Author: 0 Macron pick for French premier about to be named

As a presidential candidate, Macron called for a "new Franco-German deal" that would involve "much more structured cooperation" on investment, on European border security, and on defense. By picking him, Macron, a centrist, has sent a signal to attract other young modernisers from the Republicans to his new centrist party, La Republique En Marche (Republic on the Move or REM), which will contest parliamentary elections in June.

Author: 0 North Korea renews accusation of Central Intelligence Agency assassination plot

Haley warned that the United States would continue to "tighten the screws" on the isolated nation and said North Korean leader Kim-Jong Un was in a "state of paranoia". Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed by phone North Korea's latest missile test, while his top national security adviser also spoke with his US counterpart.

Author: 0 Germany and France agree to draw up roadmap on developing EU

Macron, a centrist France's youngest ever president, took over from President Francois Hollander, the socialist whose five years in power were plagued by unemployment and attacks. Several senior members of his Socialist Party have already announced plans to launch new movements, inspired by divisions in the party ranks and perhaps by Macron's success.

Global Trump's lawyer defends posting photo of daughter in lingerie
Author: 0 Trump's lawyer defends posting photo of daughter in lingerie

Cohen's daughter, Samantha, first shared the moody black-and-white shot on Instagram , comparing herself to one of Andy Warhol's muses. A proud father doting over his attractive daughter is drawing the ire of many a social media user. Many Twitter users thought Cohen tweeting out a lingerie photo of his daughter to 219,000 followers was "creepy". "But seriously dude, no cap & gown pics available? You people r unsophisticated & out of touch".

Global Lavrov meeting is positive development but a lot of work ahead
Author: 0 Lavrov meeting is positive development but a lot of work ahead

Russian Federation backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the civil war. The White House did not post photos of the meeting although an official White House photographer was also in the room, the White House said. Relations between the two former Cold War foes soured under former president Barack Obama over Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea and its unyielding support for Assad.

Author: 0 Seoul: Stocks and won gain, look past cyber attack, North Korea risks

Kim warned the United States not to "disregard or misjudge the reality that its mainland and Pacific operation region are in (North Korea's) sighting range for strike" and ordered his officials to develop more nuclear weapons and means of delivering them, according to the report.

Author: 0 China Says 68 Countries And International Organisations Have Signed OBOR Pacts

The project, unveiled by President Xi Jinping in 2013, spans some 65 countries representing 60 percent of the world's population and around a third of global gross domestic product. "We endeavor to promote a universal, rules-based, open, non-discriminatory and equitable multilateral trading system with WTO at its core", the statement said.

Author: 0 Today India to present Kulbhushan Jadhav case before International Court

Jadhav was awarded the death sentence by a Pakistani military court last month, a year after he was arrested on espionage charges. Though Pakistan says Jadhav has the right to appeal, two-star generals will hear his mercy plea, Salve stressed, questioning the impartiality of the process.

Author: 0 Kejriwal's wife slams Kapil Mishra

Inevitable", she tweeted.Mr. Mishra replies to her allegation tweet, "Sunita Kejriwal is a very loyal wife, she would not say anything against her husband. Mishra was sacked on May 6 in a sudden move and later was also suspended from the party. He tweeted that once he will get discharged from the hospital, he will make a printed grievance to the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Central Board of Direct Taxes under many charges against CM and AAP which are money laundering, black money, ...

Global Iranian opposition figure Karroubi to vote for Rouhani in election
Author: 0 Iranian opposition figure Karroubi to vote for Rouhani in election

Qalibaf, a former Revolutionary Guards commander and police chief, was one of the main conservative challengers to Rouhani, a pragmatist seeking a second term. Qalibaf's endorsement may push those so far unexcited by the election into voting for Rouhani, said Cliff Kupchan, the chairman of the Eurasia Group.

Author: 0 Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

Republicans meeting in San Diego are anxious that their career prospects could suffer collateral damage if Donald Trump's administration continues to meltdown, leading to possible impeachment proceedings against the president before the 2018 midterms.

Global Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village
Author: 0 Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

It said another 25 civilians were killed in Boukamal. The deaths came after 12 women were killed in a US-led coalition strike yesterday. Airwars published the names and ages of numerous victims, which ranged from a one-year-old toddler to a 78-year-old man.

Global Erdogan visits Trump, amid friction between US, Turkey
Author: 0 Erdogan visits Trump, amid friction between US, Turkey

Erdogan and other top Turkish officials have pressed for the U.S.to reverse its strategy, however low the prospects of Trump changing his mind. "They have other sources for obtaining these weapons", Putin said at a news conference in China's capital Beijing following the Belt and Road worldwide economic forum.

Global 'Why was there the Civil War?' President Trump questions during interview
Author: 0 'Why was there the Civil War?' President Trump questions during interview

Taking a stab at revisionist history, President Trump said in an interview Monday that he thinks former President Andrew Jackson would have been able to prevent the Civil War. There was an nearly immediate outcry on Twitter to Trump's comments about the Civil War. The Civil War, if you think about it, why? " Really intense.

Global Somali government says kills senior al Shabaab chief - statement
Author: 0 Somali government says kills senior al Shabaab chief - statement

A UConn graduate and former track and field runner was killed during a military operation in Somalia, according to Pentagon officials. Information Minister Abdirahman Omar Osman said the security forces killed Moalin Osman Abdi Badil alongside his three associates in a raid in Bariiree area, but did not indicate if the same raid involved USA forces.

Author: 0 China's Xi outlines plans for wide cooperation in trade plan

The commentary added that the summit was "not an occasion to assert a new hegemony, but an opportunity to bring an old one to an end". "But it's not an issue". The second and final day of the forum was held at the picturesque Yanqi Lake International Conference Center in the northeast suburbs of Beijing .

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