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Author: 0 In the race to unseat Iran's president, two conservatives emerge as contenders

The government says it needs US$50 billion a year in foreign capital to get the economy moving, but investors and global banks remain nervous about remaining USA sanctions and Iran's shady financial system. The 56-year-old cleric was a member of the so-called "Death Commission", which presided over the summary execution of thousands of political prisoners in the summer of 1988.

Author: 0 Israel wants White House to explain United States official's Western Wall comment

The U.S. embassy is located in Tel Aviv rather than Jerusalem because both Israelis and Palestinians consider the city, one of the holiest sites of all Abrahamic religions, their capitals. does not plan on moving the country's embassy to Jerusalem . The new USA ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, stepped out of the diplomatic protocol by visiting the Western Wall on Monday.

Global Media United Nations condemns North Korea new missile test
Author: 0 United Nations condemns North Korea new missile test

The council has imposed tough sanction measures on the DPRK, which includes banning the sale and transfer of coal, iron and iron ore from the country's territory. "I'm not going to talk about various policy options that we may or may not consider, but I will say this: we are certainly engaged right now in looking at a number of measures - political, economic, security - to deal with these provocative acts by the DPRK, and risky acts in many cases", he said, using the initials of North Korea's ...

Author: 0 Netanyahu: Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem Would Not Harm Peace Process

Top officials at the State Department, Department of Defense and the USA intelligence community are urging the White House not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, warning that such a decision would be harmful to the peace process and carry broader regional risks, a senior administration official and several U.S.

Global Media Texas Cop Who Shot and Killed Jordan Edwards Fired
Author: 0 Texas Cop Who Shot and Killed Jordan Edwards Fired

Edwards was in the passenger seat of a vehicle that was driving away from a house party in a Dallas suburb, where police were responding to a report of drunk teenagers. Edwards's death has drawn comparisons on social media to police shootings of other young black men in recent years, and Facebook and Twitter users have taken up the hashtag #JordanEdwards .

Global Media India in appeal to United Nations court to halt execution of 'spy'
Author: 0 India in appeal to United Nations court to halt execution of 'spy'

He was accused of spying for Indian intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing, and aiding separatist elements in restive Balochistan. Jaishankar added that from India's point of view, if the court says that it has the jurisdiction, it will be quite an embarrassment for Pakistan in terms of the proceedings forward with the death sentence of Jadhav.

Global Media Pope ends Portugal visit, leaves for Rome
Author: 0 Pope ends Portugal visit, leaves for Rome

History was made at the shrine of Fatima at 10.30 a.m. local time on May 13 when, amid scenes of great rejoicing and prolonged applause, Pope Francis declared that Francisco Marto and his sister Jacinta are saints. Jacinta and Francisco Marto are to be canonised on Saturday. By the time the Virgin Mary appeared to them for the sixth time, they had been joined by tens of thousands of Catholics who had come to pray with them.

Global Media Isreali Ambassador Blasts UNESCO Over Jerusalem Vote
Author: 0 Isreali Ambassador Blasts UNESCO Over Jerusalem Vote

In December 2016, the UN Security Council adopted a historic resolution that condemned Israeli settlement activities as a "flagrant violation of worldwide law". The Israeli Minister of Culture and Sport, Miri Regev, called on the government to close the UNESCO headquarters in Jerusalem and confiscate the building.

Author: 0 Two adults, two boys missing after plane vanishes off Bahamas

Nathan Ulrich, Jennifer Blumin and Blumin's sons aged 10 and 4 were on the flight that left from Borinquen, Puerto Rico, on around 11 a.m. Monday. Four people from NY, including two children were onboard the plane. The people on board the plane were identified as Nathan Ulrich and Jennifer Blumin of NY, along with her 4-year-old and 10-year-old sons. The Coast Guard is now searching for evidence of a crash.

Global Media Trump says he has 'absolute right' to release terrorism info to Russians
Author: 0 Trump says he has 'absolute right' to release terrorism info to Russians

The revelations could further damage Trump's already fraught relationship with USA intelligence agencies. McMaster today suggested that this was implausible because "the president wasn't even aware where this information came from" and that Trump "wasn't briefed on the source or method of the information" that he gave to the Russians-an explanation that raises the question of how the president can be trusted to understand which material is sensitive if he's not told how it was obtained.

Author: 0 AAP Shows How EVM ' Vote Rigging' Works

The meeting saw a debate over the definition of "hacking". After a massive win of BJP in Uttar Pradesh election, they put these allegations on BJP. "The way controversies are cropping in connection with EVM tampering, this needs due attention", said Desai.

Author: 0 Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party secures key state election win

In the past several months, some opinion polls have shown that Schulz, a former president of the European Parliament, will have an edge over Merkel in the coming federal elections. She resigned as her party's regional leader. The party - whose national leader, Christian Lindner, led its election effort in North Rhine-Westphalia - has tended to ally with Merkel's conservatives over recent decades.

Global Media US Accuses Syria Of Mass Executions, Burning The Bodies
Author: 0 US Accuses Syria Of Mass Executions, Burning The Bodies

Syrian opposition spokesman Salem Meslet said the USA allegations that the Syrian government had built a crematorium to cover up its mass killings were "credible" and not surprising. The Syrian regime, Jones said, "has treated opposition forces and unarmed civilians as one and the same", continuing to "systematically abduct and torture civilian detainees, often beating, electrocuting and raping these victims", and authorizing "the extrajudicial killings of thousands".

Global Media Man Gets 49 Years for Anti-Transgender Hate Crime Killing
Author: 0 Man Gets 49 Years for Anti-Transgender Hate Crime Killing

It was a case closely watched by LGBTQ advocates, particularly those who were skeptical about whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions would vigorously enforce federal hate crime protections for those who suffered violence or discrimination due to their gender identity or sexual orientation.

Global Media Axelrod Slams Hillary: Stop Making Excuses for Election Loss, 'Move On'
Author: 0 Axelrod Slams Hillary: Stop Making Excuses for Election Loss, 'Move On'

FBI Director James Comey says he believed it would have been "catastrophic" to keep Congress in the dark about new developments in the Hillary Clinton email investigation that emerged 11 days before Election Day. "If I find out that people were leaking information about our investigations, whether to reporters or private parties, there will be severe consequences", Comey told the questioner, Sen.

Global Media Sturgeon: SNP 'vital' to protect Scotland from dangers of Tory government
Author: 0 Sturgeon: SNP 'vital' to protect Scotland from dangers of Tory government

Knightley also questioned the SNP's desire to be in the EU, as aside from the UK Scotland's biggest trading partner is the U.S. rather than a nation from the European continent. Scottish LibDem leader Willie Rennie said: "When the public look at the SNP's performance over the past decade, it's clear that they have failed to make the grade".

Author: 0 Expert finds more North Korea links in ransomware attack

The result was that some phishing e-mails slipped through and were activated by users, but were caught by other security systems in place. He believes that state-sponsored cyberespionage groups could also take advantage of the SMB flaw to plant stealthy backdoors on computers while defenders are busy dealing with the much more visible ransomware attack.

Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif says don't politicise CPEC

The memorandums of understanding add to $57 billion already pledged for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a network of rail, road and energy infrastructure that is part of the wider Chinese project also known as the Belt and Road initiative, or One Belt, One Road.

Global Media Trump Pledges To Move Quickly To Name New FBI Director
Author: 0 Trump Pledges To Move Quickly To Name New FBI Director

Trump fired Comey on Tuesday, at first saying he accepted recommendations from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, that he be ousted because of the role he played a year ago in the investigation into Trump's presidential election challenger, Democrat Hillary Clinton, and the way she handled national security material on her private email server.

Global Media Emmanuel Macron Names Édouard Philippe as French Prime Minister
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron Names Édouard Philippe as French Prime Minister

Merkel added that from Germany's perspective it would be plausible to alter European Union treaties, saying "I would be ready to do this, but first we will work on what we want to reform". As well as the political coup of poaching Philippe from the right, Macron is also siphoning off support from lawmakers on the left. It's not clear why there was a delay of several hours before the announcement was made that Mr Philippe had been chosen.

Global Media Ivory Coast soldiers accept deal to end mutiny - spokesmen
Author: 0 Ivory Coast soldiers accept deal to end mutiny - spokesmen

While the mutiny didn't affect cocoa shipments from the country's two main ports, several cities were paralysed as residents stayed home to avoid the soldiers, who were firing in the air to mark their discontent with the government. The renewed mutiny was sparked on Thursday after the spokesman for the mutinous soldiers announced that the group had dropped their demand following a meeting with authorities in Abidjan.

Global Media We will share details after execution, Army chief on retaliation plans
Author: 0 We will share details after execution, Army chief on retaliation plans

The MEA saying the "trail of blood is of Pakistanis who came from across the border, in this case personnel of Pakistan Army" seems to indicate that one or more Pakistan Army men were also injured in the cross-border raid they carried out. However, he said he will convey the content of the demarche to his government.”. Asked at a cabinet meeting what would India's next step be, Union minister Arun Jaitley, who also handles the defence portfolio, had responded, "Have faith in your army".

Global Media India, Pakistan army trade fire in Kashmir; 2 civilians dead
Author: 0 India, Pakistan army trade fire in Kashmir; 2 civilians dead

The authorities ordered closure of 87 schools along LoC till further orders in view of recurrent cross-border shelling in the villages located in the forward areas of the district. "The blasts triggered by mortar shelling have caused forest fire at various places in Jhanghar, Seir-Makri, Kalsiyan and Baba Khori areas in Nowshera", said Subdivisional Magistrate Harbans Lal Sharma.

Global Media Putin condemns North Korea missile test
Author: 0 Putin condemns North Korea missile test

The statement also condemned an April 28 ballistic missile launch by Pyongyang. North Korea, which is banned by UN resolutions from engaging in nuclear and missile developments, has accused the United States of a hostile policy to crush its regime, calling its nuclear weapons a "sacred sword" to protect itself.

Author: 0 US lawmakers ask Trump to turn over any Comey tapes

The US President told reporters "we can make a fast decision" and that it was "possible" it could be by Friday. He elaborated, "Number one, they're hypocrites, but it's beyond being a hypocrite". If proceedings escalate into the impeachment or trial of the President, Mr Comey is a potential witness. I'm not saying it any way. "Another president, Jeanine will sit in the Oval Office and do practically nothing all day".

Global Media Corker: Trump White House in 'downward spiral' following Russian Federation classified leak report
Author: 0 Corker: Trump White House in 'downward spiral' following Russian Federation classified leak report

At one point National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, who would later deliver the televised denial, stumbled into the crowd of journalists as he walked through the West Wing. "At no time were intelligence sources or methods discussed and the president did not disclose any military operations that weren't already publicly known", he said during the White House press conference.

Author: 0 Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

This is the second win Kim has achieved on the PGA tour , following his success at the Wyndham Championship in August previous year. Kim will have to do the same unless he can win a major in the next few years. Liam Glynn, BoyleSports spokesperson, said: "Hats off to the Dublin savvy punter who picked Si Woo Kim to win the Players Championship at the massive odds of 500/1".

Author: 0 PM: Patient records 'not compromised' in NHS cyber attack

The most disruptive attacks were reported in the United Kingdom, where hospitals and clinics were forced to turn away patients after losing access to computers. The world's biggest ransomware attack levelled off in Europe on Monday, May 15, thanks to a pushback by cyber security officials after causing havoc in 150 countries, as Microsoft urged governments to heed the "wake-up call".

Global Media Know All About How Mother's Day Was Founded
Author: 0 Know All About How Mother's Day Was Founded

Mother will always be with you at every stage of your life. This year, Mother's Day will be on 14 May. Its the latest updated collection of Mother Day Wishes which will definitely make your mom's day filled with more happiness. Thank you for your actions words and love. Ever since, Mother's Day has been the glorious occasion it deserves to be. For these mothers , the bank arranged for the children and their fathers to visit their mother at work and surprise them with the ...

Global Media Parts of Manus Island detention centre shut 'within weeks'
Author: 0 Parts of Manus Island detention centre shut 'within weeks'

Iranian refugee Amir Taghinia told BuzzFeed News the move was a ploy by the Australian government to pretend the centre had "closed" while still detaining asylum seekers on the other side of the island. The island's MP, Ronny Knight, has said residents would not accept the detainees to the community and predicted that "disgruntled locals" would "retaliate".

Global Media Donald Trump to visit Middle East on first official trip
Author: 0 Donald Trump to visit Middle East on first official trip

The stop in Brussels is notable as Trump will visit North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters after reversing his position that the organization was obsolete. Saudi Arabia was the driver of the visit there, the officials said, with King Salman bin Abd Al-Aziz inviting regional Muslim leaders to meet with the president.

Global Media Did Seth Rich Contact Wikileaks Before Mystery Murder?
Author: 0 Did Seth Rich Contact Wikileaks Before Mystery Murder?

When we asked Wheeler if his sources have told him there is information that links Rich to Wikileaks , he said, "Absolutely". WikiLeaks published thousands of hacked DNC emails soon after Rich's death, and conspiracy theories began to swirl after the organization offered a $20,000 reward for help solving his case.

Author: 0 Sacked AAP Minister attacked

According to a media report, Mishra, who was sacked by Kejriwal from him Cabinet and suspended from the primary membership of the party, a couple of days ago, was punched, his clothes torn and slapped repeatedly by the assaulter. A chartered accountant by profession, Bhardwaj had quit his job to work for the party, police said. "It is not a dharna but a satyagraha ", Mishra was quoted by the Indian Express as saying.

Author: 0 President Trump Says He Could Pick New FBI Director By Next Week

When the opposite occurred, Trump grew incensed - both at Democrats and his own communications staff for not quickly lining up more Republicans to defend him on television. But he has shown a repeated willingness to break from White House explanations of the dismissal and its characterizations of the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 US institutions 'under assault' by Trump: James Clapper

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 Media Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority
Author: 0 Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

While the Liberals ended the night in minority position, that doesn't include absentee ballots, which, when counted later this month, could result in a majority government if the party regains just one seat. "There were three cases where the Greens seems to have directly or indirectly hurt the NDP", said Harrison. Weaver confirmed that he had met with NDP leader John Horgan , and that the two leaders agreed on many issues, including education and income disparity.

Author: 0 Trump tweets warning to Comey about 'leaking to the press'

The twitter storm comes a day after Trump gave an interview with NBC News in which his account of the firing of FBI Director James Comey differed from what his press staff had been telling reporters. An ex-FBI agent, Rogers drew the backing of the FBI Agents Association, which said his diverse background makes him the best choice. Trump also hit back on Friday at media reports questioning the credibility of White House accounts of why Comey was sacked, which have changed over the ...

Global Media Kejriwal's wife comes forward to slams Kapil Mishra
Author: 0 Kejriwal's wife comes forward to slams Kapil Mishra

After his removal, Mishra started putting allegations of corruption against Chief Minister Kejriwal. He said the party has accumulated the money through shell companies. If Mishra is not able to appear tomorrow since he is unwell, he can also come day after tomorrow, said another officer. Mishra was sacked on May 6 and two AAP legislators - Rajendra Pal Gautam and Kailash Gehlot- were inducted.

Global Media Singapore gets a very big 'vending machine' for buying luxury cars
Author: 0 Singapore gets a very big 'vending machine' for buying luxury cars

Now you can window shop without stepping into a showroom at "the world's largest auto vending machine", the new Autobahn Motors building in Singapore. Their vehicle will be delivered to them within two minutes of their payment thanks to a unique "fishbone' delivery system that Covered .Asia experienced in a pre-launch demo past year".

Author: 0 Huge Cyber Attack Hits British Hospitals, Spanish Firms and 72 Other Countries

The unprecedented global ransomware cyberattack has hit more than 200,000 victims in more than 150 countries, Europol executive director Rob Wainwright said Sunday. "Expect to hear a lot more about this tomorrow morning, when users are back in their offices and might fall for phishing", said Singapore-based security researcher Christian Karam.

Global Media Justice finally delivered, Nirbhaya's parents applaud SC verdict
Author: 0 Justice finally delivered, Nirbhaya's parents applaud SC verdict

The Supreme Court said the 23-year-old woman had suffered a "devastating hour of darkness" as it rejected an appeal against the death penalty, which was handed down in 2013. The attackers repeatedly raped the woman, after luring her and a male friend onto the bus. SDM Usha Chaturvedi told TOI she was " happy and satisfied " the convicts would be sent to the gallows, and that Nirbhaya in December 2012 said " the rapists should not just be hanged but (also) set on fire ", the report said.

Author: 0 Deputy attorney general to brief full US Senate on Comey firing

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer had called for a briefing from Rosenstein, and he and McConnell invited the deputy attorney general last week. "In the days since the firing of Director Comey, there has been a distressing disparity of information being made available to the Senate but not to the House", the California Democrat wrote in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., according to Politico .

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