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Six dead after election riots erupt in Indonesia's capital

Six dead after election riots erupt in Indonesia's capital That moves come after fresh skirmishes erupted late Wednesday outside the election supervisory agency's office in the heart of the city, with thousands of protesters chanting and waving Indonesian flags . "There are attempts to create martyrs, blaming security officials for building public anger", he said. On Wednesday, protesters outside the Election Supervisory Agency threw water bottles an... [Full Article...]

Call Our Leader Abe Shinzo, Not Shinzo Abe, Japan Tells The World

Call Our Leader Abe Shinzo, Not Shinzo Abe, Japan Tells The World Speaking to reporters Tuesday, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said the government hoped going forward that the Prime Minister's name "would be written Abe Shinzo, just like Chinese President Xi Jinping and South Korean President Moon Jae-in". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom chief guarantees a 'bold offer' on Brexit deal

United Kingdom chief guarantees a 'bold offer' on Brexit deal In a series of tweets after the Prime Minister's resignation, Ms Sturgeon insisted there should be a general election when a new Tory leader is chosen. "Added to the experience of the past three years, this makes it all the more important that Scotland is given the choice of becoming an independent country". [Full Article...]

MS leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife

MS leaders: Lawmaker should resign if he hit wife A south MS lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn't undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex, according to a police report in the case. McLeod's wife declined to go to the hospital by ambulance, but assured authorities she would seek treatment so authorities would have a report of the injuries, the Biloxi Sun Herald reported. [Full Article...]

19 students killed in fire at commercial complex in Surat

19 students killed in fire at commercial complex in Surat Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said at least 19 people died in the blaze, according to PTI . "Death toll may rise", said Surat Police Commissioner Satish Kumar Mishra. He expressed grief over the incident and declared a financial assistance of Rs 4 lakh each to the family members of the deceased. "The students lost their life both because of the fire and jumping out of the building", ... [Full Article...]

Trump to sidestep Congress to clear arms deals benefiting Saudi Arabia, UAE

Trump to sidestep Congress to clear arms deals benefiting Saudi Arabia, UAE Bob Menendez and Chris Murphy , is expected to claim an emergency under the Arms Control Act, which would prevent the Senate from taking a vote of disapproval on the sale. "Rather than stand up against those who murdered Jamal Khashoggi and are working against USA interests, the Trump administration chose to do an end run around the Congress and possibly the law". [Full Article...]

Jeff City Tornado Causes Property Damage, Minor Injuries to Nine

Jeff City Tornado Causes Property Damage, Minor Injuries to Nine The weather service estimated that the tornado was an EF-3 on a scale of zero to five, with peak winds of 160 mph (257 km per hour). "Unfortunately, we're still assessing damage this morning", he said. Two barges broke loose and floated swiftly down the swollen Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma, spreading alarm downstream as they threatened to hit a dam. [Full Article...]

Julian Assange charged with publishing classified information

Julian Assange charged with publishing classified information It was a step debated but ultimately not taken by the Obama administration. A United States decision to bring new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may raise his chances of being extradited straight to America, rather than to Sweden where prosecutors are investigating a rape allegation against him. [Full Article...]

United’s CEO Will Fly on the Boeing 737 Max

United’s CEO Will Fly on the Boeing 737 Max A file image of a Boeing 737 MAX flight deck. Last October a Lion AIr Boeing 737 Max crashed after taking off from Jakarta. In total, 346 people died . Canadian carrier Westjet has suspended routes and cancelled flights owing to the 737 Max grounding. When will the 737 Max fly again? It still could take several weeks after the FAA's re-certification of the plane before airlines could put ... [Full Article...]

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East, officials say

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East, officials say Acting defence secretary Patrick Shanahan later insisted a figure had not been settled on. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed recent statements by US President Donald Trump , accusing him of a lack of knowledge about Iran and labelling him a "terrorist", Tasnim News Agency reported. [Full Article...]

At least eight people injured in suspected bomb attack in France

At least eight people injured in suspected bomb attack in France French President Emmanuel Macron called it an "attack" during a live interview about the European Parliament elections that run through Sunday, but the president of greater Lyon , David Kimelfeld, urged calm. Emergency workers carry a person injured by a suspected package bomb along a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon , southeast France, on May 24, 2019. [Full Article...]

Mnuchin says he was unaware of IRS memo on tax returns

Mnuchin says he was unaware of IRS memo on tax returns Neal originally demanded access to Trump's tax returns in early April under a law that says the IRS "shall furnish" the returns of any taxpayer to a handful of top lawmakers, including the chair of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee. Lacking a legislative goal would be insufficient. "The only basis for the agency's refusal to comply with a committee's subpoena would be the invocation of the ... [Full Article...]

Trump orders intelligence community to cooperate with review on Russian Federation probe origins

Trump orders intelligence community to cooperate with review on Russian Federation probe origins He wrote: "Intelligence Agencies were used against an American President". Testimony from Barr only heightened these concerns, when he said that he believed "spying did occur " on the Trump campaign during the 2016 cycle. The president is the government's highest authority over whether national secrets remain classified. The order is a change for Mr. Trump , who past year dropped a p... [Full Article...]

British PM expected to quit on Friday

British PM expected to quit on Friday If May stays on until next week, pressure is likely to increase when results come in from this week's elections for the European Parliament, with Conservatives expect to receive a drubbing. The prime minister argued that if the parliamentarians backed her plan, they would be able to vote on a confirmatory Brexit referendum. In her deal, the PM has offered MPs the chance to vote on whether to hol... [Full Article...]

Trump, Pelosi trade insults as their feud heats up

To prove it - in the middle of a meeting with farmers - he called on five members of his staff to bear witness to his demeanor. Despite all this, Cohen granted that a majority in the Democratic caucus do not want to impeach Trump . Now it was his staff's turn. This is ridiculous. Is a partisan House committee really going to uncover evidence of a Trump-Russia conspiracy that special counsel Rob... [Full Article...]

Utah climber dies on Mount Everest in 7 summit bid

Utah climber dies on Mount Everest in 7 summit bid Cash had collapsed near a portion of the trail called the "Hillary Step", an elevation of approximately 8770 metres, according to Pioneer Adventure . Cash's body will likely remain on Everest , according to KSL. The deaths take to six the number of dead or missing climbers on Mount Everest in the past week. [Full Article...]

Turkey sends military personnel to Russian Federation for S-400 training: minister

Turkey sends military personnel to Russian Federation for S-400 training: minister The United States threatened Turkey with sanctions for its planned acquisition of S-400s and repeatedly threatened to delay or cancel the sales of the F-35 aircraft to Ankara. "Turkey is also making preparations for the potential implementation of CAATSA sanctions", he said. "Turkey has paid $1.2 billion". We also produced the parts ordered from us on time. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop

Saudi Arabia, UAE will participate in peace plan workshop The Palestinian Authority has said it will not attend. "Achieving [for them] stability, growth and decent living". They consider the eastern part of the city the capital of their future state and have opposed the proposed USA peace plan, which they fear will be heavily biased in favour of Israel. [Full Article...]

Nigel Farage trapped on Brexit Bus by milkshake-wielding protesters

Nigel Farage trapped on Brexit Bus by milkshake-wielding protesters The yield on Britain's 10-year bond fell to 0.991%, the lowest since March 29, the day Britain had been due to leave the EU . Almost three years after the United Kingdom voted 52 percent to 48 percent to leave the EU, it remains unclear how, when or even if it will leave the European club it joined in 1973. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump visit 'to happen on June 5 - 7'

Donald Trump visit 'to happen on June 5 - 7' It is understood that Mr Trump will arrive into Shannon on June 5th and depart for the USA again on June 7th. Following disagreements over the location, Shannon Airport emerged in recent days as the most likely venue for a meeting between the Taoiseach and the USA president. [Full Article...]


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