Saturday May 26-th, 2018

Macron says won't lift Russian Federation sanctions if no progress on Ukraine Macron says won't lift Russian Federation sanctions if no progress on Ukraine

Mr. Putin said with China's active efforts to push forward denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula and its vital role in resolving related issues, the situation on the peninsula has improved noticeably. Putin and Macron met in France a year ago, j...

Cohen discussed US-Russia relations with oligarch days before inauguration Cohen discussed US-Russia relations with oligarch days before inauguration

Intrater said Vekselberg had not originally meant to meet with Cohen at Trump Tower, adding that if he had known Cohen would later be the focus of several federal criminal inquiries, he would not have hired Cohen or introduced him to Vekselberg.

Indian restaurant bomb injures 15 in Canada Indian restaurant bomb injures 15 in Canada

Reports quoted the Peel Regional Police which confirmed that two people set off an "improvised explosive device" in the restaurant before fleeing the scene. The suspects' motive is now still unknown. He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a d...

Ireland set to liberalise abortion law- exit poll suggests Ireland set to liberalise abortion law- exit poll suggests

Defying all expectations of a close contest, exit polls in Ireland predicted that the nation voted overwhelmingly on Friday in favor of repealing a near-total ban on abortion in a referendum. The vote Friday was to remove the constitutional amend...

Investigators say Russian-owned missile downed MH17 flight Investigators say Russian-owned missile downed MH17 flight

In 2016, investigators with the Joint Investigation Team - including representatives from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine - said a Russian Buk missile was sacked from a part of eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian sep...

Teacher who tackled IN school shooter lauded as hero Teacher who tackled IN school shooter lauded as hero

Seaman attended Southern Illinois University, where he played football , the university confirmed. Authorities did not identify the victims and did not provide their conditions, but multiple students identified the teacher as Jason Seaman.

Trump Administration Plans to Revive ZTE, Prompting Backlash Trump Administration Plans to Revive ZTE, Prompting Backlash

In doing two, the two nations pulled back from the brink of a trade war over Chinese demands that US companies hand over some of their technology as the price of doing business in China. Would be a huge victory for President Xi , and a dramatic retr...

'Plan B': Tehran Gives European Powers One Week to Salvage Nuclear Deal 'Plan B': Tehran Gives European Powers One Week to Salvage Nuclear Deal

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made five demands for Europe as the Continent seeks to preserve a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran after the United States pulled out. Their officials will try to flesh out with Iran's deputy foreign minister a strategy to save th...

Yulia Skripal: Recovery from poisoning was slow and painful Yulia Skripal: Recovery from poisoning was slow and painful

The 33-year-old, who fell ill a day after arriving in Britain to visit her father, a former spy for Britain's MI6, appeared well as gave a pre-prepared statement to the Reuters news agency at an unspecified location in London . Russian officials q...

USA reaches agreement to lift ZTE ban with conditions

The president's earlier proposal ran into immediate resistance in Congress, where Democrats and Trump's fellow Republicans accused the president of bending to pressure from Beijing to ease up on a company that has admitted to violating sanctions on I...

Pro-abortion rights Irish PM confident amid high referendum turnout Pro-abortion rights Irish PM confident amid high referendum turnout

Ireland expected the higher-than-usual voter turnout to continue into the evening on Friday as Irish citizens headed to ballot boxes in droves and women living overseas returned to their home country to weigh in on a measure that would repeal the E...

US disputes claim of airstrike on Syrian army post US disputes claim of airstrike on Syrian army post

SANA said: "Some of our military sites between Albu Kamal and Hamimia were exposed at dawn today to aggression launched by United States coalition jets". A "de-confliction" line in place along the Euphrates River since previous year is meant to kee...

Man finds gun lodged in his car's bumper, Washington authorities say Man finds gun lodged in his car's bumper, Washington authorities say

A Washington State driver recently made a startling discovery when he stopped to pump gas: a handgun had impaled his auto. After about 18 miles, he stopped to refuel and found the handgun lodged in his bumper.

Taiwan Loses Burkina Faso's Diplomatic Recognition as China Cheers Taiwan Loses Burkina Faso's Diplomatic Recognition as China Cheers

China also persuaded the Dominican Republic to switch sides on May 1, the government in Taipei said. "We strongly object to China's efforts to bully, coerce, and threaten their way to achieving their political objectives", Taiwan's Ministry of ...

Japan Passport Surpassed Singapore’s as World’s Most Powerful Japan Passport Surpassed Singapore’s as World’s Most Powerful

Japan topped this year's Passport Index , surpassing Singapore . The Japanese passport now provides its citizens visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to a recorded one hundred and eighty-nine destinations. The country's reciprocal agreement with...

Memorial Day ceremony planned at Fayetteville National Cemetery Memorial Day ceremony planned at Fayetteville National Cemetery

Music is presented by Pastor George Skramstad, of Central Community Church, and Carol McDonald. The event is sponsored annually by Allen & Allen Funeral Home. Troy Abel, superintendent, Mission Support Group, 190th Air Refueling Wing. Jim Wallis, C...

Tory MP Andrea Jenkyns Quits As Ministerial Aide Over Brexit Tory MP Andrea Jenkyns Quits As Ministerial Aide Over Brexit

Brexiters' favoured customs union proposal could cost businesses up to £20bn, the head of HM Revenues & Customs has warned. The "maximum facilitation" model - which is favoured by Brexit supporters Boris Johnson and Michael Gove - would use trust...

Putin, Macron bond over shared unease at Trump's actions Putin, Macron bond over shared unease at Trump's actions

In a speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Putin disparaged recent trade protectionism from countries including the USA and urged nations to recommit to free trade. "The key is to build a stable Syria", Macron said. He said he ...

Steve Sweeney Urge States to Reject Sports Betting 'Integrity Fee' Steve Sweeney Urge States to Reject Sports Betting 'Integrity Fee'

Spokesmen for the National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, NCAA and National Football League didn't immediately return messages seeking comment Thursday. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell "falsely swore" in court to the truth of statemen...

Summer Reading Program at Western Watauga Library Kicks Off on June 8th Summer Reading Program at Western Watauga Library Kicks Off on June 8th

The 'Ready, Set, Read!' program challenges those in the young, middle and teen age groups to read 100, 50 and 25 books, respectively. Oskaloosa Public Library Director Marion Gaughan said that summer is special for students because now they have th...

Deadly protests in India spark suspension of copper smelting plant's expansion Deadly protests in India spark suspension of copper smelting plant's expansion

Action should be taken to shut down the plant immediately to address this issue ", M.K. Stalin, leader of the main opposition group in Tamil Nadu, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, said in a Facebook post. Asked about the pollution control board's object...

Vice President Pence, Former Indiana Governor, Responds to Middle School Shooting Vice President Pence, Former Indiana Governor, Responds to Middle School Shooting

Police were monitoring the situation and there is no evidence to suggest the threat is credible, Jowitt said. She said no information was available on their conditions. Vice President Mike Pence, an IN native, said he is "praying for the victims". We...

Canada explosion leaves more than a dozen injured Canada explosion leaves more than a dozen injured

He was last seen wearing faded blue jeans, a dark zip-up hoodie hood pulled over head, a grey t-shirt, dark coloured skate shoes, and a cloth covering his face. "We are seeking the public's assistance in trying to locate them". The Consulate Ge...

Judge orders 30-year-old man to move out of parents' house Judge orders 30-year-old man to move out of parents' house

Christina and Mark Rotondo have sent their son Michael five notices between February 2 and March 30 in an effort to toss him from their Camillus home, according to the mom's suit, filed earlier this month in Onondaga County Supreme Court.

Ireland's abortion referendum - BBC Newsnight Ireland's abortion referendum - BBC Newsnight

Thousands of Irish emigrants, including people on both sides of the debate, are expected to travel home for the referendum, which does not allow postal votes from outside the country and requires returning voters to have been living overseas for le...

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