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South African hunter killed by elephant in Zimbabwe South African hunter killed by elephant in Zimbabwe
- May 22, 2017

A well-known hunter from Johannesburg has been killed by an elephant. After leading safaris as a side-gig while in college, Botha established a large business that owned private hunting ranches and specialized in hunts for elephants, leopards and crocodiles. (more...)
Trump accepts invitation to visit Egypt Trump accepts invitation to visit Egypt
- May 22, 2017

Sisi called the USA president " a unique personality who is capable of the impossible". "We will absolutely be putting that on the list very soon", Trump said at the beginning of bilateral talks with Sisi, hours before the USA president is scheduled to address an Arab Islamic American summit. (more...)
Is Trump now the Palestinians' best hope for peace?
- May 22, 2017

Along with the USA, the participants include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Citing a White House official, the daily reported that Trump will ask the Israelis to curb the expansion of the settlements and call on the Palestinians to halt payment for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and to stop the "incitement" against Israel. (more...)
Macron beats Le Pen to EU's sigh of relief Macron beats Le Pen to EU's sigh of relief
- May 20, 2017

On Monday, though, Hollande gripped Macron's arm before the two men walked side by side. Macron won the presidency with 66 percent of votes cast for a candidate, but the vote saw a high number of blank or spoiled votes and unusually low turnout. (more...)
Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners
- May 20, 2017

Some 843 prisoners are still observing the strike that has wide Palestinian support. They include reinstating bimonthly family visits, better medical treatment, and the right to education. He said 30 fainted after inhaling tear gas. The health authorities in Gaza said eight people were wounded by bullets and about 30 suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation. (more...)
Trump Cancels Masada Trip Because He's Not Allowed To Land his Hilicopter Trump Cancels Masada Trip Because He's Not Allowed To Land his Hilicopter
- May 20, 2017

Bush and Bill Clinton, Trump declined to land the helicopter at a base of the historic site and then take the cable vehicle up, preferring to cancel the visit altogether. The office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declined to comment, referring any matters involving Trump's schedule to the US government. (more...)
What to know about travel ban appeals What to know about travel ban appeals
- May 18, 2017

The lawyer for Hawaii also suggested that this panel of judges did not have to deal with the hard issue of its authority to look beyond the actual text of the Trump order to consider the many statements by Trump that he was going to impose a "Muslim ban". (more...)
Macedonia opposition leader given mandate to form government Macedonia opposition leader given mandate to form government
- May 18, 2017

Macedonia's President Gjorge Ivanov gives mandate to Social Democrat leader Zoran Zaev to form a coalition government after refusing to do so for almost six months. Ivanov's move was welcomed on Wednesday by European Union foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, and Johannes Hahn, in charge of enlargement. And Zaev told reporters on May 4 that he was "ready, if necessary, to see Ivanov and offer guarantees that the territorial integrity of Macedonia will be respected". (more...)
Beijing Assures New Delhi CPEC Will Not Affect India's Sovereignty Beijing Assures New Delhi CPEC Will Not Affect India's Sovereignty
- May 18, 2017

India has opposed the CPEC project which passes through Pakistan Administered Kashmir that India claims as its territory. India has been expressing concern over the CPEC project which links China's Muslim dominated Xinjiang province to the Gwadar deep-sea port in Pakistan. (more...)
David Moyes agrees with Alan Shearer's damning verdict on 'pathetic' Sunderland flops David Moyes agrees with Alan Shearer's damning verdict on 'pathetic' Sunderland flops
- May 17, 2017

However, despite the testing spells at Manchester United and Real Sociedad which preceded his arrival at Sunderland, he is confident his standing in the game remains intact ahead of an end-of-season meeting with owner Ellis Short that will determine his fate. (more...)
Tom Price defends Medicaid cuts in new health care bill Tom Price defends Medicaid cuts in new health care bill
- May 16, 2017

It took a monumental effort by Republicans to sell one another on the health-care bill that narrowly passed the House on Thursday. No timetable will be announced, McConnell said, and he added: "We don't anticipate any Democratic help at all, so it will be a simple majority vote situation". (more...)
China to hold second 'Silk Road' summit in two years time China to hold second 'Silk Road' summit in two years time
- May 16, 2017

Dozens of "Belt and Road" projects including railways and power plants have been launched since Xi unveiled the initiative in 2013. He pledged a major funding boost to the new Silk Road, including an extra 100 billion yuan (S$20 billion) into the existing Silk Road Fund, 380 billion yuan in loans from two policy banks and 60 billion yuan in aid to developing countries and global bodies in nations along the new trade routes. (more...)
Si Woo Kim youngest Players Championship victor, Ian Poulter second at Sawgrass
- May 15, 2017

Kim Si-woo became the youngest Players Championship victor after triumphing by three shots on Sunday. "It's still unbelievable that I won this championship and I am very excited I'm the youngest champion for this tournament and I'm very honored to be that", Kim said. (more...)
Intel Report: Iran Refining Nuke Delivery System in Flagrant Violation of Ban Intel Report: Iran Refining Nuke Delivery System in Flagrant Violation of Ban
- May 14, 2017

The heads of six US intelligence agencies reviewed a slew of national security challenges facing the United States, warning about deteriorating security in Afghanistan , China's rising challenge, and Russian and other countries' use of cyberspace to target the USA and its allies. (more...)
GSEB HSC Results 2017 - Class 12th Science Result Declared at www GSEB HSC Results 2017 - Class 12th Science Result Declared at www
- May 13, 2017

On the new window, click on the Results for HSC and enter your roll number and any other details asked. Gujarat State Secondary And Higher Sec Education Board HSC Science IV Semester Exam Result 2017 Will Be Declared on 11th May 2017 after 10.00 Am. (more...)
Blast hits convoy of Pakistan Senate deputy, 10 dead Blast hits convoy of Pakistan Senate deputy, 10 dead
- May 13, 2017

Local government official Munir Raisani said that along with the 25 killed , more than 30 people, including some policemen, were wounded in the attack. Deputy Chairman Senate Abdul Ghafoor Hyderi's convoy was the worst hit in the attack. Haideri is a central leader of JUI-F, which is part of Pakistan's ruling collation headed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party. (more...)
Should you be excited about Jio offering broadband internet? Should you be excited about Jio offering broadband internet?
- May 13, 2017

While there's a lot of buzz about Jio's high-speed broadband services, Jio's official customer support- Jio Care on Twitter confirmed the service to be called "JioFiber". Jio is said to offer a minimum of 100Mbps for the home broadband consumers, and the plans will likely be priced at affordable rates. Reliance Jio would charge Rs 4,500 (refundable installation charges) from the users. (more...)
MP: girls outshine boys in std 12th, 10th state board exams MP: girls outshine boys in std 12th, 10th state board exams
- May 13, 2017

According to the latest invention Girls outshone boys in terms of passing percentage in both 10th and 12th standard examinations of the Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education ( MPBSE ). Click on MP 10th Results. Download/print the result for future reference. Check your results by giving roll number. The Headquarter of Madhya Pradesh Board of secondary education is formed in Bhopal which is the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. (more...)
Driver in DUI hit-and-run crash has been deported 15 times Driver in DUI hit-and-run crash has been deported 15 times
- May 13, 2017

He was arrested in 2009 and twice in 2011 for driving with a suspended license and was charged with a DUI in 2009. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is prohibited from providing details on dates and locations pertaining to Banda-Acosta's deportation history due to privacy restrictions, but confirmed that he was deported in November 2002, was last deported on January 18 and has been kicked out of the United States 15 times over the course of 15 years. (more...)
Hamas elects Ismail Haniyeh to lead political office Hamas elects Ismail Haniyeh to lead political office
- May 09, 2017

The top contenders include former prime minister Ismail Haniyeh and senior Hamas leaders Moussa Abu Marzouk and Mohammed Nazzal. " Ismail Haniya is the most appropriate person to promote this document to Arab and global leaders", said Gaza political scientist Mukhaimer Abu Saada. (more...)
North Korea's Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles Displayed at Military Parade North Korea's Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles Displayed at Military Parade
- May 09, 2017

North Korean state television showed Kim, wearing a black suit and white shirt, stepping out of a black limousine and saluting his honour guard before walking down a red carpet. It has carried out five nuclear tests - two of them past year - and multiple missile launches, one of which saw several rockets come down in waters provocatively close to Japan last month. (more...)
Some rivers receding, but Mississippi River remains high Some rivers receding, but Mississippi River remains high
- May 07, 2017

The Red Cross now has shelters open in Arnold, Branson, Poplar Bluff, Neosho, West Plains, Ballwin, Pacific, Van Buren, Gainesville and Marquand, with additional shelters on standby. A bridge is closed at Chester, Illinois . The Brussels Ferry in Grafton is also closed . Heavy rains in the St. Louis area Wednesday sent the river bulging to a record of 46.11 feet. (more...)
Last-gasp Higuain beats Hart to grab share of derby spoils Last-gasp Higuain beats Hart to grab share of derby spoils
- May 07, 2017

Juve are now eight points clear of Napoli and nine clear AS Roma with three games remaining in the season. Juventus manager Max Allegri has ruled out signing Torino star Andrea Belotti in the summer. " But we are not dreamers, and if we want to go all the way we still have a lot of hard work ahead of us . But I'm happy because it's an important point that brings us closer to our objective", said Allegri. (more...)
North Korea's missiles will get better
- May 06, 2017

Pressed by Dickerson on whether he means there could be military action, Trump did not confirm, but he also did not deny. "And if that happens, we can't allow it to happen". "A failure is a failure, but that doesn't mean the launch was meaningless". The USS Carl Vinson is heading north toward the Korean peninsula in a show of force after satellite images suggested North Korea may be preparing to conduct a nuclear test. (more...)
Workers might get option - time off instead of overtime pay Workers might get option - time off instead of overtime pay
- May 06, 2017

It's the same legislation that sets the federal minimum wage and outlines rules for child labor. This bill is an empty promise that no member of Congress who cares about working people should support. Employers are required to provide cash wages at the overtime rate of time-and-a-half within 30 days of receiving an employee request. House Democrats were universally opposed to the bill, giving it zero votes . (more...)
North Korea confirms detention of American professor North Korea confirms detention of American professor
- May 04, 2017

Tillerson said the Trump administration had been "leaning hard into China". He is now the third American being detained in North Korea. "When we see you are not implementing, we see companies or we see individuals that are violating sanctions we are going to contact you, we are going to ask you to take care of it", he said. (more...)
Turkish military convoy moves closer to Syrian Kurds
- May 03, 2017

Last week, Turkey struck at YPG positions inside Syria, killing 20 fighters and media activists, according to the group, prompting Kurdish parties to call for a US-enforced no-fly-zone over northern Syria. This is not the first time that Turkey has attacked us. Turkey's private Ihlas news agency reported that the relocation came after Turkish officials stated that a phase of Turkey's cross-border operation in Syria had been completed. (more...)
Vols' Cam Sutton selected in third round of NFL Draft
- May 03, 2017

Watt is the younger brother of Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt and Derek Watt . In his first full season as a defensive starter, Watt had 11.5 sacks and earned second-team All-America honors. 3 Clemson. He added 63 tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown in a victory over Purdue. He finished his Tennessee career holding records for single-season punt return yards, career punt return average and career passes defended. (more...)
Pence Meets With Indonesian Business Leaders, Departs For Australia Pence Meets With Indonesian Business Leaders, Departs For Australia
- May 03, 2017

Pence and Turnbull said they are aligned in their opinion that China should use its leverage with North Korea to de-escalate the nuclear threat. Mr Turnbull said it was "self-evident" China had the capacity to bring more pressure to bear on North Korea. (more...)
Pence says US will honor refugee deal
- May 01, 2017

Standing alongside Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Admiralty House yesterday, Mr Pence said the best days for the two nations are yet to come. Last year, Mr Trump furiously denounced the agreement struck with the Obama administration, and promised to "study" it. (more...)