• Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Reinstate 'Muslim Ban'
Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Reinstate 'Muslim Ban'

The Trump Administration did not ask for immediate oral arguments on the matter - instead, if the Supreme Court decides to go forward on the case, action is more likely in the fall, after the justices begin their new term in October. A U.S. District Court judge in Seattle blocked the executive order. Trump's revised travel ban that is the...

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  • Car hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt
Car hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt

Police officers walking on Borough High Street as police are dealing with an incident on London Bridge in London, Saturday, June 3, 2017 . London police are calling tonight's attack on London Bridge a "terrorist incident" as President Trump told the rattled country "WE ARE WITH YOU".

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  • The Spell Is Broken for Indiana's Top Bee Competitors
The Spell Is Broken for Indiana's Top Bee Competitors

By Wednesday afternoon, the field had been trimmed to 40 finalists , who will go on to compete on Thursday. For the first round, the students had an idea of the word they would be getting which judges chose from their study guide. She spelled tarsier - a small nocturnal animal of the Malay Archipelago with large round eyes, long legs and a long,...

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  • USA visa applicants must now provide social media handles for extra screening
USA visa applicants must now provide social media handles for extra screening

However, critics have said the new questions would be tiring and lead to long delays in processing, discouraging global students and scientists from travelling to the States. President Donald Trump has vowed to increase national security and border protections, proposing to give more money to the military and make Mexico pay to build a wall alo...

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  • Ossoff: 'History will condemn us' if Trump withdraws from Paris Agreement
Ossoff: 'History will condemn us' if Trump withdraws from Paris Agreement

Musk has said he's raised climate issues with the White House before, but that despite these efforts, he's come under fire for his willingness to engage with the Trump administration. But, if we end up pulling out of the agreement - India and China - the world's other largest polluters - say they're staying in and will take the lead.

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  • Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US ties
Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US ties

Her comments mark a potentially radical shift in US-German relations, as well as the US' relationship with Western Europe as a whole. "It's not breaking away from anything she has said in the past", Möller said. He added, however, that he hopes "we can win back the United States one day, because there are also large parts of American society th...

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  • UK: Manchester Attack Investigation Still at 'full Tilt'
UK: Manchester Attack Investigation Still at 'full Tilt'

YP Comment: Region's debt to police officers. "A significant amount of police action has taken place over the last 24 hours and there are now 11 suspects in custody". British police on Saturday said they were raiding an address in Moss Side. Investigators were searching several homes, including that of Abedi in south Manchester and other hou...

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  • Donald Trump: Many leaks are 'fabricated lies'
Donald Trump: Many leaks are 'fabricated lies'

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names.... - Donald J. Trump, of course, has said that it isn't only #FakeNews that's the enemy. Earlier Sunday, Trump tweeted that numerous recent leaks coming out of his White House are made up by the "fake news" me...

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  • ICSE, ISC exam results to be declared today
ICSE, ISC exam results to be declared today

Last year ICSE and ICS results were declared on May 6. The exams were held from March 10 to April 21, 2017. In 2016, the total pass percentage for ICSE was 98.54 per cent while the pass percentage for ISC was 96.56 per cent. - Download the Indian Certificate for Secondary Education ICSE Class X result or ISC Indian School Certificate ...

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  • Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city
Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

On Friday, Duterte ordered his troops to crush the militants, warning that the country is at a grave risk of "contamination" by the Islamic State group. There are also those from the Middle East in Marawi City or on the outskirts, the official said. Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera says the helicopters are firing rockets in "a precision attack".

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  • Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural
Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

Trump of the merits of free trade, and the global threat of climate change . "We have to make up for the many years lost". First and foremost, on counterterrorism and I am sure I don't have to explain why. He met first with newly elected French President Macron. Though the positions between the EU and the USA have not changed with Trump's fi...

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  • America's Cup qualifiers off to smashing start in Bermuda
America's Cup qualifiers off to smashing start in Bermuda

For the first time the defending champions are competing in the qualifiers, and Team USA didn't disappoint. But with their towering fixed-wing sails, speed and agility, this year's craft promise another sensational spectacle. "I do have a huge amount of respect and admiration for him, of course", said Scott, speaking from Land Rover BAR's base ...

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  • Schapelle Corby set to return to Australia amid tight security
Schapelle Corby set to return to Australia amid tight security

Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby covered her head with a scarf is escorted by Indonesian police officers to get on a vehicle as she leaves the parole office in Bali , Indonesia , Saturday, May 27, 2017. And it seems that Corby was so very close to never coming home at all. The Australian interest in Corby, which began with her arres...

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  • Dershowitz: We're Closer To A Peace Deal In Israel Than Ever Before
Dershowitz: We're Closer To A Peace Deal In Israel Than Ever Before

But then he's also going to be doing some things that are more unusual for a US president. Trump placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall. He has spoken of reviving long-stalled peace efforts between the Israelis and Palestinians , but few specifics have emerged of how he intends to do so.

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  • Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russian Federation
Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russian Federation

THE European Union said it would continue its development assistance to the Philippines until the Philippine government clarifies an earlier announcement by President Rodrigo Duterte of the cancellation of aid from the 28-nation bloc over supposed conditions related to human rights.

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  • Crowds Cheer, Cry and Embrace as Taiwan Legalises Gay Marriage
Crowds Cheer, Cry and Embrace as Taiwan Legalises Gay Marriage

The Constitutional Court, in a 12-2 ruling, said the Civil Code provisions that define marriage as between a man and a woman are unconstitutional because they are in violation of both the people's freedom of marriage as protected by Article 22 and the people's right to equality as guaranteed by Article 7.

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  • Mosul residents deny findings of US probe into Iraq strike
Mosul residents deny findings of US probe into Iraq strike

The bombing is the largest single instance of civilian deaths confirmed by the coalition in the almost three-year-old campaign against IS. "Our condolences go out to all those that were affected", Army Maj. Those organising the strike "could not have predicted the presence of civilians in the structure prior to the engagement", it added. Followin...

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  • Draft a sign of progress on South China Sea code of conduct
Draft a sign of progress on South China Sea code of conduct

The significance of the meeting lies in the fact the Philippines has returned to the right track of bilateral consultation and managing differences properly with China , Liu said. Headquarters missiles were also noted on Woody Island in the South China Sea , which Taiwan and Vietnam claim ownership. But under President Rodrigo Duterte , who to...

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  • Erdogan seeks to sway Trump in crunch US talks
Erdogan seeks to sway Trump in crunch US talks

It was the highest level talks between the two nations since Washington on Tuesday announced plans to back the YPG militia in an assault to retake the city of Raqqa from Islamic State, Reuters indicated. On the Gulen matter, Erdogan is expected to discuss some interim steps that his government has already asked for, such as Justice Department q...

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  • India qualifies for knockout stage of Sudirman Cup
India qualifies for knockout stage of Sudirman Cup

And finally the in-form duo of Ashwini/Sikki Reddy made it 4-1 with their awesome win over Della Haris/Rosyita Putri Sari 21-12, 21-19. After an a awful loss 1-4 against Denmark in the opening match on Monaday, India desperately needed to make a comeback to survive in this competition .

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  • CBO: Millions Would Be Without Health Insurance Under GOP Bill
CBO: Millions Would Be Without Health Insurance Under GOP Bill

Insurers in these states would be allowed to charge higher premiums to those with pre-existing conditions if they let their coverage lapse. It was not good news for Republicans looking to claim the bill had been improved since the last, very bad CBO score of an earlier version .

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  • Duterte China sidesteps Philippine President's claim of war threat over sea row
Duterte China sidesteps Philippine President's claim of war threat over sea row

Next week, Duterte is expected to sign a similar agreement in Russian Federation on his visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg. "I will not contradict the president's words". "If they can spare us with the precision guided [bombs]", Duterte said when discussing the objective of his trip. The Philippines leader is due to arrive for a five-day visit on...

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  • SA hunter crushed by elephant during hunt in Zimbabwe
SA hunter crushed by elephant during hunt in Zimbabwe

Another member of the group shot the elephant, halting the attack, however the large cow fatally crushed Botha as it came crashing to the ground. Game Hounds Safaris Company, whose website says he pioneered European-style "Monteira" hunts in Africa.

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  • Trump Holds Talks With Egypt's President on Security, Bilateral Cooperation
Trump Holds Talks With Egypt's President on Security, Bilateral Cooperation

Trump is also calling el-Sissi his "friend" and praising him for the release of US aid worker Aya Hijazi, who had been held captive for three years. The ties, however, have improved under the new USA administration of President Trump, who pledged to support the key US ally with 1.3 billion US dollars annually in military aid.

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  • Trump visits Jerusalem to seek paths to Israeli-Palestinian peace
Trump visits Jerusalem to seek paths to Israeli-Palestinian peace

He flies in from Saudi Arabia, a key United States ally, where he gave a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders at a summit. Trump has been receptive to Israel's position that Palestinian leaders must do more to stop incitement to violence, including by stopping payments to the families of those who have carried out attacks and were killed or are now ...

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  • 'Dozens hurt' as Palestinians clash with Israeli troops
'Dozens hurt' as Palestinians clash with Israeli troops

They include reinstating bimonthly family visits, better medical treatment, and the right to education. They say the crowd converged on the auto after it struck some protesters. Hundreds of Palestinians took part in the march, leading to clashes in more than one location in Qalqilia governorate. Palestinian officials said five protesters we...

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  • Macron appears at event with Hollande amid preparations for transition to power
Macron appears at event with Hollande amid preparations for transition to power

French voters have traditionally rallied around the newly elected president in the general election held weeks later. Mr. Macron has become one of the most powerful leaders in Europe and carrying on political and economic reforms agenda for France as well as for the Europe.

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  • Enda Kenny to step down as Fine Gael leader
Enda Kenny to step down as Fine Gael leader

The front-runners to replace Mr Kenny as Fine Gael leader and subsequently as taoiseach are Leo Varadkar, Social Protection Minister, and Simon Coveney, Housing Minister. Kenny, prime minister since 2011 and the leader of his party for nearly 15 years, is expected to be replaced by a younger colleague - most likely Social Protection Minister Leo Va...

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  • UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test
UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test

North Korea's missile test on Sunday was the country's most successful yet, according to analysts, who say Pyongyang may now have a weapon capable of hitting a key USA military base in the Pacific. The US says its "strategic patience" with North Korea is over, even hinting at a pre-emptive strike. For North Korea to accomplish that feat ...

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  • Can't vilify EVMs by hacking a look-alike machine — EC to AAP
Can't vilify EVMs by hacking a look-alike machine — EC to AAP

All the seven national and 35 of the 48 state recognised political parties are attending the meeting. Days before the meet, the Aam Admi Party had staged a demonstration on hacking voting machine' in the Delhi Assembly. "They won't let us access their machines and then challenge us to prove our charge of hacking. Polls should be held only on VVPA...

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  • Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'
Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'

She found a headshot of Spicer that she liked, had it blown up and printed off, placed it strategically in some lush shrubbery at a local bank, photographed the comically surreal scene, and then shared the picture with her approximately 200 Facebook friends.

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  • Thailand threatens to block Facebook
Thailand threatens to block Facebook

In a statement on Tuesday, Facebook did not say whether it would now take action as a result of the fine. Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha told reporters on Tuesday some 6,000 web pages have been removed recently by foreign social media platforms and search engines following government requests.

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  • Democrats see a win in opposing GOP health bill
Democrats see a win in opposing GOP health bill

Collins, however, said one of the problems with the tax credit in the House bill is that it's not adjusted for variations in income and geographic regions across the U.S. She says senators will "come up with a whole new fresh approach". "First experiencing fatigue, and then an onset of chronic pain, and eventually losing the ability to walk", she...

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  • President Xi: China to Host 2nd Belt & Road Forum in 2019
President Xi: China to Host 2nd Belt & Road Forum in 2019

At an global summit in Beijing showcasing China's ambitious One Belt, One Road initiative, USA delegate Matt Pottinger said American companies had "much to offer" the project. Chinese President Xi Jinping criticised protectionism on Monday at a summit positioning Beijing as a champion of globalisation, but several European nations spoilt attemp...

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  • President Trump Is Confident That Israel And Palestine Will Find Peace
President Trump Is Confident That Israel And Palestine Will Find Peace

And we will get this done", he said. It's been a long time, but we will be working diligently. Asked what distinguishes Trump's plans from previous attempts, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said merely: "The man is different". KUTTAB: If it has along with it a freeze of settlement because without a deal the settlements are continuing. It tol...

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