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7 killed in Pak.-Afghan border clash
- May 09, 2017

Pak-Afghan officials held a flag meeting at Bab-e-Dosti on Sunday. Major-General Nadeem Anjum, commander of the provincial paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) shared the details Sunday in Quetta , the capital of the southwestern border province of Baluchistan where Thursday's skirmishes occurred. (more...)
Texas cop who fatally shot 15-year-old identified by police Texas cop who fatally shot 15-year-old identified by police
- May 09, 2017

Meanwhile, the Dallas suburb is still reeling over the death of Edwards, 15, a high school freshman who was with his brothers and leaving an event where police were responding to gunshots they heard while investigating a call. "The Balch Springs Police Department , regardless of how this whole thing turns out, we are here to serve this community", Haber said. "Before the chief made the retraction of the statement , he stopped by and he spoke with the family", attorney Lee Merritt told HLN ... (more...)
NRA leaders praise Trump victory, nostalgic about campaign NRA leaders praise Trump victory, nostalgic about campaign
- May 09, 2017

Trump is speaking at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Atlanta on his 99th day in office. According to USA media reports, the NRA gave $30.3m to the trump campaign. And Trump received an extremely shady welcome to the city from Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell, who clowned his itinerary, noting that while in the city, the president wasn't going to visit the final resting place of Martin Luther King Jr., who died as a result of gun violence. (more...)
Former Attorney General: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn
- May 09, 2017

Well before he reportedly discussed the sanctions placed on Russian Federation in response to their interference in the 2016 election and misled the Vice President and others, Flynn's behavior was already disqualifying. Yates was sacked by Trump one day after it came out that she had refused to defend his travel ban and four days after she first alerted McGahn about Flynn. (more...)
Yates on Trump's travel ban: 'Arguments have to be based on truth' Yates on Trump's travel ban: 'Arguments have to be based on truth'
- May 09, 2017

Why did it then take 18 days for Flynn to be fired - a step that only took place when The Washington Post reported he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his calls with Russia's envoy to Washington ? Obama and Trump haven't spoken since the inauguration, though an aide said Obama would take Trump's call if the Republican reached out. (more...)
Airstrikes kill 27 IS militants in Afghan E. province
- May 09, 2017

But Brennan says the Pentagon also wants increased authority for conventional troops to strike the Taliban, as well as greater use of USA intelligence to go after the Taliban with the same ferocity as they use against ISIS. "Dozens of Daesh fighters have been killed in eastern Afghanistan, but it did not bring positive change", he said, using the Arabic acronym for the group. (more...)
White House was told Trump aide Flynn 'could be blackmailed' White House was told Trump aide Flynn 'could be blackmailed'
- May 09, 2017

Monday's revelation from Obama administration officials came hours before former acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified before a Senate panel investigating the Russian election interference. (more...)
Early concept unveiled for Obama's $500 million presidential library Early concept unveiled for Obama's $500 million presidential library
- May 09, 2017

The Obamas made the announcement while presenting a 3-D proposed plan for his presidential center that will be developed over the next four years in Chicago's Jackson Park neighborhood. "This is just the beginning of a process, not the end", Obama said of the center. Pathways will allow visitors to walk from the park to landscaped roofs above the library and forum, which would each be one-story tall. (more...)
Protesters Demand US Stay Committed to Global Agreement on Climate Protesters Demand US Stay Committed to Global Agreement on Climate
- May 09, 2017

Fiji, which holds the presidency of the upcoming climate summit, said it was important to press ahead with the talks. "To the contrary, the USA will be sending a "much smaller" delegation than it has in years past, the official said, adding that they weren't authorized to discuss specifics and requested anonymity from the AP". (more...)
Israel's Netanyahu says Palestinians don't educate to peace
- May 09, 2017

A minor headline said that several prisoners' societies warned against Israel's plans to seek doctors to force-feed the prisons. "The fact that they need to fabricate evidence shows how weak the regime is". Other demands include more television channels being available in cells and the installation of public telephones in security wings. The violence came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the Palestinians are not educating their children toward peace. (more...)
Election Commission dismisses AAP's so-called demonstration of EVM tampering
- May 09, 2017

The Election Commission has time and again rubbished allegations that EVMs can be programmed to favour any particular party. In the recent past, Hazare censured Kejriwal after the AAP's routing in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections. (more...)
French president-elect tells Trump he will defend climate deal: Macron spokeswoman
- May 09, 2017

The result will resonate worldwide and particularly in Brussels and Berlin where leaders will breathe a sigh of relief at the defeat of Le Pen's anti-EU, anti-globalisation programme. "Macron's strong performance exceeds forecasts but still shows that the National Front has again grown significantly as a political force", observed Citi analysts in a note to clients on Sunday. (more...)
North Korea claims Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill Kim Jong North Korea claims Central Intelligence Agency plot to kill Kim Jong
- May 09, 2017

Security Council resolutions. "They hatched a plot of letting human scum Kim commit bomb terrorism targeting the supreme leadership during events at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun and at military parade and public procession after his return home", KCNA said . (more...)
HPBOSE Class 10 Results: Expected to be out today at hpbose.org HPBOSE Class 10 Results: Expected to be out today at hpbose.org
- May 09, 2017

The Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education, Dharamshala came into existence in 1969 as per Himachal Pradesh Act No. 14 of 1968 with its head-quarter at Shimla later shifted to Dharamshala in January 1983. Candidates who had appeared for the exam can check the HP Board Class 10 Results from the direct link provided below. HPBOSE 10 Result 2017 is Released today on HPBOSE Official website , hpbose.org. (more...)
YPG militants target Turkish army posts from Syria border town YPG militants target Turkish army posts from Syria border town
- May 09, 2017

The Turkish army said it launched strikes against in northern Iraq and northeast Syria "in order to destroy terrorist havens targeting our country". But Ankara insisted that Washington and Moscow had been properly informed ahead of time. The military said in a later statement that the air strikes hit shelters, ammunition depots and key control centers, adding that some 40 militants in Sinjar and some 30 others in northern Syria were "neutralized". (more...)
Penn State head calls student's death sickening Penn State head calls student's death sickening
- May 09, 2017

He says they are cracking down but need help. The fraternity brothers appeared to be frightened and some searched on Google about what to do for a head injury. At about 1am, fraternity brothers put a backpack full of books on Piazza, who had thrown up and was twitching, in an attempt to keep him from rolling onto his back, according to the grand jurors' findings. (more...)
Olbermann: Sally Yates is 'American hero' Olbermann: Sally Yates is 'American hero'
- May 09, 2017

President Donald Trump reportedly fired Flynn on February 13, 18 days after Yates had informed McGhan of Flynn's feeding false information to White House officials. Flynn's lawyer, Robert Kelner, declined comment when reached by CNN Monday. White House spokesman Sean Spicer, responding to the reports, told a news briefing: "It's true that the president, President Obama, made it known that he wasn't exactly a fan of General Flynn's" during a one-hour meeting on November 10 with Trump. (more...)
4 gunmen killed in Syria violence, say activists
- May 09, 2017

While Russia and Iran support the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Turkey backs the rebels. There are more than one million people in the zone. "Our operations are focused on [Islamic State], which are farther east". The Syrian government, backed by Russian Federation and Iran, agreed to the deal Thursday , but members of the opposition delegation walked out on the talks rather than sign the deal. (more...)
Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities' Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'
- May 09, 2017

Texas has taken the unusual step of preemptively suing to stop lawsuits challenging its new "sanctuary cities" ban. Texas kicked off a court battle in giving itself power to jail its city and county officials who provide safe harbor for illegal aliens, which goes further than President Donald Trump in his attempt to punish so-called sanctuary cities. (more...)
U. affiliates, French citizens weigh in on Macron's election
- May 09, 2017

Despite taking roughly 34 percent of the vote to pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron's 66 percent, the 48-year-old former leader of France's far-right National Front party (FN) still danced the night away to party tunes like "YMCA" by The Village People and "I Love Rock "N" Roll" by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts. (more...)