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Global 6000 people rescued in the Mediterranean in 48 hours
Author: 0 6000 people rescued in the Mediterranean in 48 hours

The Libyan Navy said on Saturday that a dinghy carrying 129 migrants to Europe was robbed by a group of gunmen off the Libyan coast on Friday. More than 6,600 people were rescued there between Friday and Sunday. "They said 120 people were aboard the dinghy", he told Adnkronos. According to the UN Migration Agency, 44,209 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through May 3, with the vast majority arriving in Italy and the rest in Greece, Cyprus and Spain.

Author: 0 Korean Golfer Kim Si-woo Wins Players Championship 2017

Victory at TPC Sawgrass - regarded as golf's unofficial fifth major - won't exempt Kim but it does guarantee him five years on the US PGA Tour, as well as starts at the next three Masters, US Open and British Open. He followed that with a birdie on the 17th, and then holed a long par putt from just off the 18th green. "You have to respect some good golf", Poulter said.

Author: 0 Microsoft on WannaCry Ransomware: Government Secrecy Led to This

More than 200,000 victims in around 150 countries have been infected by the ransomware, which originated in the United Kingdom and Spain on Friday before spreading globally. The massive ransomware attacks that started late Friday have locked people out of their computers and demanded hundreds of dollars from the users before they could regain control.

Global Happy Mother's Day 2017 Wishes, Gifts, Cards and Quotes
Author: 0 Happy Mother's Day 2017 Wishes, Gifts, Cards and Quotes

As I look back, these strong women were the key pieces that kept me moving forward. We all have someone in our lives who are like a mother to us, and today is the flawless opportunity to show her just how much you care. Happy Mother's Day 2017 Wishes & Messages: Messages and Wishes purposely happens to be an important part of our life. And while not all mother-child relationships are good ones, they still affect how we develop in life.

Global Refugees panic as Manus Island detention center begins to close
Author: 0 Refugees panic as Manus Island detention center begins to close

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has said refugees who aren't taken under the U.S. resettlement deal will settle in PNG, while non-refugees will be sent back to their home country. is not "putting roadblocks" in the way of the resettlement deal. "At the end of the day, the U.S. deal could take months, it could take another year, who knows how long that one third could stay, and the ones found to be refugees who are not part of the United States deal need to be resettled".

Author: 0 In the health care debate over pre-existing conditions, who's lying?

And Republicans in the Senate have their own internal disagreements, too. House leaders correctly point out that their bill represents the biggest changes to the federal-state health program for the poor since its inception in 1965 - a point that appeared to be drowned out during the most recent House debate that focused on coverage for people with preexisting health conditions.

Author: 0 New FBI director imminent

The president said he believed Comey asked for the dinner. Mr Comey's dismissal has caused an outcry in Washington , with some accusing the president of trying to stifle a probe into alleged Russian links to his election campaign. The FBI has never had a female director. He argued later on NBC that it was important for the Justice Department to appoint a special prosecutor in the case because such a person would have "the ability to actually prosecute people for violations of law".

Global Sacked minister records statement before ACB in tanker scam
Author: 0 Sacked minister records statement before ACB in tanker scam

In another development, sacked minister Kapil Mishra will record a "detailed" statement with regard to the Rs 400- crore tanker scam in the Delhi Jal Board with the Anti- Corruption Branch on Thursday. "We will record the statement of Kapil Mishra and the law will take its own course", he said. AAP leader Sanjay Singh also said Bhardwaj's social media profile and posts showed that he was a BJP supporter.

Global Almost 1000 residents of Kashmir's Rajouri evacuated after cross-border firing
Author: 0 Almost 1000 residents of Kashmir's Rajouri evacuated after cross-border firing

Two civilians were killed and three others injured on Thursday when Indian and Pakistani soldiers traded gunfire and shelled each other's border posts in the disputed Kashmir region, officials from the two sides said. The repeated ceasefire violations from Pakistan have forced authorities to evacuate people living in forward villages. Top officials in the district said seven villages are impacted by Sunday shelling and various buildings are hit.

Author: 0 Trump considering numerous candidates for FBI director

The New York Times reported the president asked Comey in January to pledge loyalty to him and that Comey refused to do so. So far 14 people - politicians, lawyers and law enforcement officials among them - have emerged as candidates. The developments of the past week have been very bothersome, very disturbing to me, I think in many ways our institutions are under assault, both externally, and that's the big news here, Russian intereference in our election system.

Global ELECTION: 43 Liberals to rule as minority vs NDP's 41, three Greens
Author: 0 ELECTION: 43 Liberals to rule as minority vs NDP's 41, three Greens

Johnston said if the results remain a Liberal minority with the Greens holding the balance of power, Weaver has to be careful. The NDP won one riding by only nine votes, making a recount a certainty that will determine the difference between a minority and majority if it were to flip to the Liberals.

Author: 0 Trump says 'fast decision' possible on new FBI director

The FBI has been investigating alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election and possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign. Lee said he was "absolutely serious about it". GOP Sen. John Cornyn, the No. 2 Senate leader and a former Texas attorney general, also interviewed. Among those expected to be coming in Saturday are acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe and Alice Fisher, a top Justice Department official in the George W.

Author: 0 China to hold next Belt and Road forum in 2019

But Xi's cherished Silk Road plan has raised concerns that he is seeking to expand China's economic and political ambitions overseas rather than open up his own country to further trade and investment. It said that over 100 countries and organisations were already involved in the venture. "We are awaiting a positive response from the Chinese side".

Author: 0 Ousted AAP leader Kapil Mishra ends hunger strike after six days

AAP MLA Kapil Mishra fainted while he was showing cheques during a press conference on revelations on AAPs finances, in New Delhi on Sunday. Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh said Mishra was echoingthe allegations the BJP voiced just before the 2015 Assemblypolls.

Author: 0 Trump say it's possible he could pick Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

Rosenstein, but by Wednesday the word was that Trump had been considering firing Comey for a long time , and made the final determination after hearing from Sessions and Rosenstein. "I'd also like to ask that question", another reporter adds. Asked if he was "moving so quickly that his communications department can not keep up with him", Trump said yes and suggested his solution: "We don't have press conferences, we just don't have them, unless I have them every two weeks and I do them ...

Global Supercar Vending Machine Opens Up - Serves Up Ferraris, Lamborghinis and More
Author: 0 Supercar Vending Machine Opens Up - Serves Up Ferraris, Lamborghinis and More

It may look like a supersized Hot Wheels auto pack, but this is the "world's largest luxury vehicle vending machine", which is owned by Autobahn Motors, a dealership based in Singapore. He said: "We needed to meet our requirement of storing a lot of cars". Making use of a stacking display case showroom, Autobahn Motors has taken an off-the-wall approach to selling its high-class inventory-literally.

Global Top court upholds death sentence for rape that shocked India
Author: 0 Top court upholds death sentence for rape that shocked India

Applause broke out in the packed courtroom Friday and there were tears in the eyes of the young student's mother as the judgment was handed down. The HC had concurred with the trial court decision in the gang rape that took place in South Delhi's Vasant Vihar on December 16, 2012.

Author: 0 Ransomware attack hit 200000 in at least 150 countries

When he tried to access patient files on a computer, he couldn't find them - even though he knew they were there. Experts were scrambling to determine who was behind the attack , which exploited a security flaw in older versions of Microsoft's Windows operating software.

Global Murdered DNC Staffer Seth Rich Reportedly Had Contact With Wikileaks
Author: 0 Murdered DNC Staffer Seth Rich Reportedly Had Contact With Wikileaks

Fox 5 in Washington, DC, first reported last night that the "family's private investigator" had found "tangible evidence" on Rich's laptop showing he was in touch with WikiLeaks before he died last summer. His loved ones would say they saw bruises on his body, suggesting a struggle, but despite signs of a robbery, none of Rich's belongings were missing when police arrived.

Author: 0 North Korea says 'perfect weapon system' tested, can carry heavy nuke

And the U.S. rotates heavy bombers, including B-1s, B-2s and B-52s, through the island. They are expected to issue a statement condemning the missile test, calling it "unacceptable", and threatening that if there's another test then the Security Council will hold another meeting.

Author: 0 Trump, Putin discuss ending Syria war amid ongoing tensions

According to the White House's readout , the two leaders discussed the use of safe zones "to achieve lasting peace" in Syria . The Kremlin characterised the call as "business-like" and "constructive". USA leader also stated that he's hopeful he can improve relations with Putin but "we're going to see what happens". Meanwhile, two US Senators known for their tough stand on Russian Federation have urged their colleagues to enforce comprehensive sanctions in response to its involvement in ...

Global Woman intruder shot dead, Pak refuses to accept body
Author: 0 Woman intruder shot dead, Pak refuses to accept body

This is the second such incident in two months after another intruder from the neighbouring country was shot dead by BSF along the worldwide border in Gurdaspur on March 27. This is the second time that a woman intruder from Pakistan has been shot dead in recent past. The intruder was shot dead near pillar 15/3, the official added.

Author: 0 China's Belt and Road forum ends, next in 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for renewing the Silk Road spirit when addressing a banquet held Sunday evening in honor of foreign guests attending the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. North Korea's response may have irked its hosts, however. The scheme's ultimate aim - encompassing pipelines and a port in Pakistan, bridges in Bangladesh and railways to Russian Federation - is to create what China calls a "modern Silk Road".

Global Mourinho: Man United Don't Want To Play EPL Games
Author: 0 Mourinho: Man United Don't Want To Play EPL Games

Promise has been mixed with frustration during the Portuguese's first season in the Old Trafford hot-seat, with EFL Cup and Community Shield successes tempered by Premier Leagues struggles. So it was not a choice. The same report says Manchester United want to sign at least one striker this summer as Mourinho looks to bolster his squad.

Global European Union countries to decide on Singapore trade deal
Author: 0 European Union countries to decide on Singapore trade deal

Ratification is still required in specific areas, such as inward investment and dispute resolution, but the definition of the European Union "competences" is much broader than had been expected. The European Union's highest court says in an opinion on the bloc's trade agreement with Singapore that certain parts of such deals should go through the parliamentary processes of each member state, a development that could further complicate decision-making.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking: 'Four to be interviewed' to replace Comey

Trump's demeaning characterization of Comey as a "showboat" even prompted GOP Senate Intelligence chair Richard Burr to call Comey "one of the most ethical, upright, straightforward individuals I've had the opportunity to work with". Trump has participated in briefings and absorbed reading materials prepped by his national security team, and he's gone to the White House situation room for sensitive discussions on matters such as North Korea and Afghanistan.

Author: 0 India takes Kulbhushan case to ICJ, Court stays Execution orders

As reported earlier, India had approached the ICJ in a bid to prevent Pakistan from carrying out the execution of former naval officer Jadhav, who was sentenced to death over allegations of espionage by a military court. (1) a relief by way of immediate suspension of the sentence of death awarded to the accused. Kulbhushan Jadhav was arrested by Pakistani authorities from Balochistan on March 3, 2016.

Author: 0 France's Macron tells Trump he will defend climate deal

Spicer on Tuesday declined to detail the deliberations, what strategies Trump might be considering or whether there's any conclusion to be drawn from the delay and the postponed meeting top Trump officials had planned to have Tuesday. However, some of his advisors, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , are urging him to keep the USA within the deal, arguing that to withdraw would reduce U.S.

Global Pakistan challenges ICJ jurisdiction over Kulbhushan Yadav's conviction
Author: 0 Pakistan challenges ICJ jurisdiction over Kulbhushan Yadav's conviction

World renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Monday carved a larger-than-life sculpture of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav at Puri beach in Odisha to seek justice for the former Navy officer. V.D. Sharma, a Joint Secretary in the External Affairs Ministry and co-agent, said Pakistan had failed to comply with all its legal obligations by denying consular access to Jadhav ever since he was arrested in March 2016.

Global North Korea missile programme progressing faster than expected, says South Korea
Author: 0 North Korea missile programme progressing faster than expected, says South Korea

The statement from the U.N.'s most powerful body said its 15 members agreed to "take further significant measures including sanctions, in line with the council's previously expressed determination". The missile launch at around 5:27 a.m. on Sunday was detected by South Korean Navy's Aegis destroyer, Yulgok Yi I, two minutes later. Ji also repeated an assertion by North Korean officials that Pyongyang has successfully foiled a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jong Un last month with a ...

Global Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Mattis Seeks to Allay Turkey on US Arming of Syrian Kurds

This April 30, 2017 photo provided by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), shows a fighter from the SDF carrying weapons as he looks toward the northern town of Tabqa, Syria. But Washington's reassurances have failed to assuage Ankara. For the USA administration, which is skeptical that the Turkish-backed force is large enough or sufficiently trained, the decision sets Trump's wish for quick battlefield victories against the need to maintain its strategic alliance with Turkey.

Author: 0 What is feminism? Miss USA's answer raises questions

McCullough, who had 36 hours to practice her response to that question, said to Strahan: 'Not at all. The hosts followed up with another hardball, asking whether McCullough believes that affordable health care for all USA citizens is a right or a privilege .

Author: 0 Wenger lays down 9-pt gauntlet for resurgent Arsenal

The win lifts Arsenal into fifth place, three points behind Manchester City. "If the game is hard for me and good for the team, I am very happy to take that", Wenger said. The post We'll need another strong performance at Stoke - Wenger appeared first on Vanguard News. But it was the visitors who had the first real chance as Aaron Ramsey sent an effort wide of goal following good work from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Author: 0 After Macron win, France's main parties fret over parliament elections

Although every recent French presidential election has been followed by the winner's party going on to take control of parliament, the outcome this time around has been made murky by Macron's lack of an established base. Valls told RTL radio on Tuesday that Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential runoff on Sunday was a blow to populism in Europe, and gave a "terrific" image of France overseas.

Global North Korea vows revenge over failed attempt to poison Kim
Author: 0 North Korea vows revenge over failed attempt to poison Kim

A naturalized American citizen who was born in South Korea, he is a businessman in his mid-60s who at one time lived in Fairfax, Virginia. The KCNA report on his detention said he was "doing business in relation to the operation of Pyongyang University of Science and Technology ".

Author: 0 North Korea conducts most successful missile test, unnerving US

THAAD anti-missile system, whose deployment in the South has infuriated China. But Tong Zhao, an analyst with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, said Sunday's test may give Pyongyang "a regional nuclear deterrence" option, meaning it might no longer need to pursue a weapon to reach as far as the U.S.

Global North Korea vows missile tests 'any time, any place', defying United States warnings
Author: 0 North Korea vows missile tests 'any time, any place', defying United States warnings

Members of a ruling Liberal Democratic Party task force looking into North Korea's nuclear test and ballistic missile issues on May 15 called for strengthening Japan's ballistic missile defense system. State media paraphrased North Korea's leader as saying that "the most flawless weapon systems in the world will never become the eternal exclusive property of the US", warning that "the USA should not ...

Global Germany ready to make reforms in EU, Merkel says
Author: 0 Germany ready to make reforms in EU, Merkel says

Later this month, he will also meet Donald Trump, when the U.S. president - believed to have preferred Le Pen to Macron - visits Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. But not everyone was pleased with the Philippe announcement. Macron also urged a " historic reconstruction " of Europe in order to battle a surge of populism, after defeating far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

Author: 0 Global shares gain, shrug off cyberattack, NK missile launch

Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times . U.S. officials said the missile launched near the city of Kusong, in western North Korea, flew across the country and into the Sea of Japan or the East Sea, hitting the water about 60 miles from Vladivostok in eastern Russian Federation.

Author: 0 North Korea missile programme progressing faster than expected, says South

But aside from World Cup bids, North Korea is perhaps more preoccupied at the moment with its missiles tests and threatening the world with nuclear war. North Korea described another launch earlier this year as a drill for an attack on United States bases in Japan - which has always been within its range.

Global Korea reports on South's presidential election
Author: 0 Korea reports on South's presidential election

In their telephone call on Thursday, Moon told Xi he " understands China's interest in the Thaad deployment and its concerns", Yoon said earlier. President Moon Jae-in and his US counterpart Donald Trump in a phone conversation Wednesday vowed to meet as early as possible to discuss North Korea and other pending issues.

Global Pope canonizes 2 children who claimed to see Virgin of Fatima
Author: 0 Pope canonizes 2 children who claimed to see Virgin of Fatima

The Vatican recently sent a new envoy to inquire into the situation in Medjugorje, "above all the needs of the faithful who go there on pilgrimage", but he will not be tasked with verifying the authenticity of the apparitions, AFP says. Her case couldn't begin until after her death in 2005. "God effects a general mobilization against the indifference that chills the heart and worsens our myopia", the pope said, in a homily he read in Portuguese.

Author: 0 Washington Speaks about Syrian Crematorium on Eve of Geneva Talks

Attributing new revelations about the "the depths to which the Syrian regime has gone with the continuing support of its allies, Russian Federation and Iran", to newly declassified reporting, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Stuart Jones said that the regime had installed a crematorium at a notorious prison north of Damascus to dispose of the bodies of prisoners killed there, in a briefing to reporters Monday.

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