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World Meghan Markle pleads for her father to walk her down the aisle
Author: 0 Meghan Markle pleads for her father to walk her down the aisle

Photos of Markle intently studying "Images of Great Britain: A Pictorial Tour Through History" in a Starbucks quickly went viral - but were later discovered to have been staged . Earlier on Monday, Kensington Palace said Ms Markle and her mother would be staying at a luxurious hotel near Windsor the night before the ceremony.

World Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia PM
Author: 0 Mahathir to stay up to two years as Malaysia PM

Newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who was sworn in on Thursday, has vowed to investigate the 1MDB scandal and take action against those who may have abetted or benefited from corruption at the fund. In the 1990s, Anwar served as deputy prime minister under Mahathir. "We appealed because there was a miscarriage of justice". Asked about the timeline of him taking over from Dr Mahathir as prime minister, he said he would give him and Dr Wan Azizah all the support ...

World Israeli troops kill 2 and injure hundreds, Palestinians say
Author: 0 Israeli troops kill 2 and injure hundreds, Palestinians say

The Gaza Strip awoke Tuesday to a grim agenda: Funerals for protesters killed along the fence bordering Israel , including one for an 8-month-old baby girl overcome by tear gas; and still-frenzied work treating the thousands of people wounded, in hospitals so overrun with patients that tents were set up in their courtyards.

World FBI Has Suspect in Damaging CIA Leak of Spying Code
Author: 0 FBI Has Suspect in Damaging CIA Leak of Spying Code

Instead of charging Schulte for the leak , prosecutors ended up charging him in August 2017 with possessing, receiving and transporting child pornography after investigators stated they'd found porn content on a server he'd created in 2009.

World Backed Barletta Underperforms In Pennsylvania Senate Primary Win
Author: 0 Backed Barletta Underperforms In Pennsylvania Senate Primary Win

Democratic Sen. Bob Casey will face U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta in November. That's not exactly a huge margin for Barletta, a longtime congressman who had the explicit endorsement of the President - and who spent almost $2 million on the race to just $250,000 for Christiana.

World Another Terror Attack in Indonesia — Travel Warning
Author: 0 Another Terror Attack in Indonesia — Travel Warning

Another man was arrested and four others were suspected to have fled the scene, it said. Riau Police Chief Inspector General Nandan said a group of suspected militants crashed a vehicle into the gate of the headquarters around 9 a.m. Last year, a suicide bombing at a bus station in Jakarta killed three police officers. The coordinated church attack was a sign local extremist groups were becoming more proficient, and stirs concerns about an uptick in extremism as hundreds of Indonesians ...

World Dozens feared drowned after boat carrying wedding party capsizes in India
Author: 0 Dozens feared drowned after boat carrying wedding party capsizes in India

Around 40 people are feared missing after a boat capsized due to strong winds in the Godavari River on Tuesday evening. "Anguished by the capsizing of a boat in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district". The passengers had a narrow escape as the driver wheeled the boat to the shore and they jumped off before the entire boat was completely gutted. Condolences to the bereaved families.

World Anwar walks out of hospital a free man
Author: 0 Anwar walks out of hospital a free man

Mahathir said he will initially stay in the role of prime minister for " one to two years ", and Wan Azizah confirmed that a transition of power will occur around the administration's mid-term. The former prime minister has been blocked from leaving the country and a complaint has been filed against him to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission alleging he personally blocked an investigation into the US$3.2bn 1MDB scandal .

World Judge Denies Manafort's Motion to Dismiss Charges in Russia Probe
Author: 0 Judge Denies Manafort's Motion to Dismiss Charges in Russia Probe

In both criminal cases, Mr Manafort has asked the courts to dismiss the charges on the grounds that Mr Rosenstein's May 17, 2017 appointment order hiring the special counsel runs afoul of justice department rules on special counsels. It was logical and appropriate for investigators tasked with the investigation of "any links" between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign to direct their attention to him.

World Peru captain Guerrero banned from World Cup despite CAS appeal
Author: 0 Peru captain Guerrero banned from World Cup despite CAS appeal

Guerrero will now be banned for 14 months — an "appropriate sanction.in light of Mr. Guerrero's degree of fault" — until January, the court said in a statement . Peru beat New Zealand over two legs in a play-off in November to qualify for the World Cup , their first appearance at the tournament since 1982.

World Turkey calls meeting of OIC after Palestinians killed in Gaza
Author: 0 Turkey calls meeting of OIC after Palestinians killed in Gaza

They claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state and see the USA move as backing Israeli control over the whole of the city - which Israel regards as its indivisible capital. Earlier, department of worldwide relations and cooperation (Dirco) spokesperson Ndivhuwo Mabaya said the South African government had taken a decision to recall ambassador Sisa Ngombane from Israel "with immediate effect".

World Ramadan fasting to begin on Thursday, Saudi says
Author: 0 Ramadan fasting to begin on Thursday, Saudi says

Islamic scholars are firm that if the Ramadan moon is sighted in most parts of the Middle East today, then it would be viewed in Southeast Asia, South Asia and the Indian subcontinent tomorrow. Otherwise the holy month will begin on Thursday, May 17. Ramadan is a holy month that commemorates when the Quran was first revealed to the prophet Muhammad.

World This graduating class pulled off an awesome senior prank
Author: 0 This graduating class pulled off an awesome senior prank

Even the school district recognizes the clever work done by the students. Consider that challenge not only accepted, but also perfected, by a senior class in Cumberland, Wis ., a small town about 70 miles northeast of Minneapolis. "Congratulations to all the seniors who are graduating". Congrats, indeed. All we're wondering is how they managed to get all those bricks out of there and what they did with that vehicle.

World Severe Thunderstorms Expected in the Berkshires Tuesday
Author: 0 Severe Thunderstorms Expected in the Berkshires Tuesday

Weather Service Meteorologist Steve DiRienzo said those storms could spark tornadoes, though the probability of that was "very low". Wednesday night: Widely scattered thunderstorms, low clouds. Most of the state is under a severe thunderstorm warning. A potentially heavy rain event for Friday night and Saturday will move in, and this has a tropical connection so plentiful moisture will be available.

World Sichuan Airlines co-pilot
Author: 0 Sichuan Airlines co-pilot "sucked halfway" out of cockpit, captain says

Captain Liu Chuanjian, who was hailed as a hero after he landed the Airbus A319 manually, told the Chengdu Economic Daily that his aircraft had just reached a cruising altitude of 32,000 feet when the right windshield broke. However, passengers and crew described frightening scenes on board the plane during the incident. The crew made a decision to land in the nearest airport- Chengdu Shuangliu Airport (CTU).

World Early results in Iraq election favour populist cleric al-Sadr
Author: 0 Early results in Iraq election favour populist cleric al-Sadr

Nineveh is Iraq's second largest province after Baghdad, which went to a list organized by the influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. Shiite scholar Moqtada al-Sadr, who heads the unit "In motion", won at the parliamentary elections in Iraq, announced with whom he will negotiate.

World Mother's screams saved five-year-old daughter from bear's clutches
Author: 0 Mother's screams saved five-year-old daughter from bear's clutches

The woman told Colorado Parks and Wildlife ( CPW ) officers that her daughter went outside at about 2.30am on Sunday, Mother's Day in the USA, after hearing noises she thought might be coming from her dog. Colorado has an estimated 17,000 to 20,000 bears, a population that's considered robust in a state of 5.7 million people that also attracts many tourists.

World Amber Alert issued for 7-year-old Tulsa girl
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for 7-year-old Tulsa girl

Ahmad is accused of binding and gagging her three daughters before she began stabbing the oldest, the 11-year-old who is in critical condition at a Tulsa hospital, police told the Tulsa World. Officials described Hafsa as having puffy hair in a ponytail, wearing an ankle-length peach dress, and painted gold bracelets. An Amber Alert says Ahmad may be driving a black Lexus RX300 SUV with paper tags, a 2011 Ford Escape or a navy blue Ford sedan.

World Greitens says dropped charge a 'great victory'
Author: 0 Greitens says dropped charge a 'great victory'

Prosecutors said they intend to refile at a later date, but want a special prosecutor appointed to do so. A special legislative session that could lead to the governor's impeachment is set to start on Friday. More than half of the prospective jurors are being dismissed, either because of time constraints or potential biases. Each veteran applicant is also given preference in the employment selection process.

World Salman Khan meets Producer Ramesh Taurani at his office
Author: 0 Salman Khan meets Producer Ramesh Taurani at his office

Jacqueline, on the other hand, said she's everything because of Salman. "So you can see Race (3 ) with your children". The trailer launch event was followed by an interactive session with the star cast where the actors were seen throwing some light on their experiences while shooting for the film.

World Iran, EU try to save nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran, EU try to save nuclear deal

Under the accord, Iran agreed to limit its sensitive nuclear activities and allow global inspectors to monitor the country's two nuclear production sites. The EU, which with Germany, France, Britain, Russia, China and the United States, signed the nuclear accord with Iran, does have some steps it can take to shield European business in Iran.

World Indiana Officers Escort Boy To School After His Dad's Murder
Author: 0 Indiana Officers Escort Boy To School After His Dad's Murder

He wore his father's badge and was presented a SWAT shirt. Footage shows Dakota Pitts walking with a police past a line of his father's colleagues, who stand solemnly, to the school gates. Eventually a SWAT team entered the apartment and located the suspect, ending the standoff at 9.15pm. The son of a fallen police officer was escorted back to school by more than 50 officers Monday morning.

World Death Of Keeven Robinson, Black Louisiana Man In Police Custody, Ruled Homicide
Author: 0 Death Of Keeven Robinson, Black Louisiana Man In Police Custody, Ruled Homicide

He added that he had shared the preliminary findings with Robinson's mother prior to his joint news conference with Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joe Lopinto. 'They're grieving, and today, they had to find out that Keeven lost his life at the hands of another, and that's very, very hard for them'. Lopinto said he contacted the Louisiana State Police on Saturday after learning of the initial findings, and he asked the department to assist in the investigation.

World U.S. and China still
Author: 0 U.S. and China still "very far apart" on trade, says USA ambassador

It's not clear, of course, if he's planning to really reverse it or think of a solution in a larger context. Regardless of an agreement that may be struck by the administration and Beijing , House lawmakers on both sides of the aisle want to prevent the company from getting information that the USA doesn't want China to have, Thornberry said at Bloomberg Government event.

World Putin Drives Truck to Open New Russia-Crimea Bridge
Author: 0 Putin Drives Truck to Open New Russia-Crimea Bridge

Head of the Crimean bridge construction Alexander Ostrovsky, the director of SGM-Most - the general contractor for the construction Stroygazmontazh subsidiary, sat next to Mr. The Crimean Bridge overtakes Lisbon's Vasco da Gama Bridge as the longest in Europe. "The Russian occupying powers, which have temporarily occupied Crimea, are continuing to act outside worldwide law", Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman told AFP in an interview.

World Pompeo Promises North Korea 'Peace and Prosperity' If It Denuclearizes
Author: 0 Pompeo Promises North Korea 'Peace and Prosperity' If It Denuclearizes

Since Pompeo laid the groundwork by flying to Pyongyang to "make sure that we're square about what isn't, what our expectations are" and Trump voiced high expectations for successful results from his meeting with Kim , Washington and Pyongyang may have found a middle ground on the scope and timing of denuclearization as well as other terms .

World Italy appoints Roberto Mancini as head coach
Author: 0 Italy appoints Roberto Mancini as head coach

And Mancini hinted his first squad could feature a familiar face from his title-winning sides at both Manchester City and Inter Milan, Mario Balotelli. Mancini will make his debut in a friendly against Saudi Arabia in Switzerland on May 28, ahead of more friendlies against France and the Netherlands.

World Soros-backed foundation leaving Hungary
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The foundation of philanthropist George Soros has said it is closing its office in Hungary , blaming the move on an "increasingly repressive" environment. What would the Stop Soros law do? . "The Hungarian government is wrong and denigrates our work, and also suppresses the activity of civil society for political gain, using tactics that have no precedent in the history of the European Union", - said the President of the Foundation " open society " Patrick Gaspard .

World United Nations chief welcomes North Korea's closure of nuke test site
Author: 0 United Nations chief welcomes North Korea's closure of nuke test site

His talks in North Korea were part of preparations for the planned summit on June 12. In return, the U.S.is willing to help the impoverished nation strengthen its economy. "It means getting rid of the uranium enrichment and plutonium reprocessing capabilities, " adding the process would also need to address North Korea's ballistic missiles.

World Gap apologises for selling T-shirts with 'erroneous' map of China
Author: 0 Gap apologises for selling T-shirts with 'erroneous' map of China

The apology came after a person posted pictures of the T-shirt on Chinese social media network Weibo, saying that Chinese territories, including South Tibet, the island of Taiwan and the South China Sea, were omitted from the map. It said the Gap China headquarters in Shanghai told it: "The T-shirt in question has not been released in China". The company further reaffirmed its "strict adherence" to Chinese rules and laws.

World Iran, European countries meet to try to save nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran, European countries meet to try to save nuclear deal

He noted that Russia's stance on the deal is explicit as Moscow believes that all members of the deal and the global community should benefit from the JCPOA . The EU insists the deal is working, pointing to repeated United Nations inspections verifying the Islamic republic's compliance with its side of the bargain, and Mogherini's spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic told AFP ahead Zarif's arrival that "we must do our utmost to preserve it".

World United Kingdom ministers have no answer on European Union trade, says Carwyn Jones
Author: 0 United Kingdom ministers have no answer on European Union trade, says Carwyn Jones

Carwyn Jones said he cannot see how "an open border on the island of Ireland" can be maintained without some form of a UK-EU customs union. Michel Barnier , the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, told ministers from the remaining 27 member states that "little progress" had been made on the issues of Ireland and governance since the Council last met in March.

World Malaysia's Mahathir says he will remain leader for 1-2 years
Author: 0 Malaysia's Mahathir says he will remain leader for 1-2 years

Mahathir, who was prime minister for 22 years until 2003, left the ruling party he once led to join a four-party coalition that scored a stunning victory in last week's elections. He has agreed to hand over power to jailed reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim but has not previously given any timing. He and his supporters say the charge was politically motivated.

World ATS: Terror suspect trained to carry out lone-wolf attack
Author: 0 ATS: Terror suspect trained to carry out lone-wolf attack

According to ATS officials, the man was planning to assassinate some important personalities. From Sharjah, Devadiwala took Mirza to Dubai and arranged a flight for Nairobi, which had a transit halt in Pakistan, he said. Mirza was in contact with the wanted accused through social media. The fact remained that he had been called specially to Sharjah by Farooq Devadiwala, who is linked to Karachi-based underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and wanted in bomb blasts in Mumbai .

World Partly Sunny Today, PM T-Storms
Author: 0 Partly Sunny Today, PM T-Storms

Partly sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid 70s are in the forecast today for Auburn and Cayuga County. North wind 7 to 14 miles per hour. Sunday night should be clear, with lows dipping to around 50. East wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Today's National Weather Service forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. FRIDAY: Cloudy, periods of rain.

World RBI curbs on Allahabad Bank
Author: 0 RBI curbs on Allahabad Bank

Slippages for the quarter stood at Rs 614 crore, which were much higher compared to Rs 98 crore reported in previous quarter. The lender posted a net loss of Rs 3,509.63 crore in the quarter ended March 31 due to increase in provisioning for non-performing assets and reduction in total income.

World Jared Kushner Says Gaza Protesters Are 'Part of the Problem'
Author: 0 Jared Kushner Says Gaza Protesters Are 'Part of the Problem'

Yosef used the Hebrew word 'kushi, ' which although it was used in the Bible is now considered a derogatory term for black people. Mr. Kushner arrived Sunday in Israel with the U.S. The White House advisers will attend the embassy inauguration ceremony scheduled for Monday along with other Washington delegates, including US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

World Pope Francis' RWD Lamborghini Huracan Auctioned for $861575
Author: 0 Pope Francis' RWD Lamborghini Huracan Auctioned for $861575

The car's new owner, whose identity has not been revealed, gets a vehicle signed and blessed by the Pope himself - after they dish out €715,000, or around C$1,092,377. The Huracan RWD sits on diamond-finished 20 inch Giano wheels with Nero callipers. This includes a 5.2-litre V10 engine that can power the auto to achieve 0-62mph in 3.4 seconds, and on to a top speed of 198mph.

World NINE Opening Credits in LEGO Celebrate the Show's Revival
Author: 0 NINE Opening Credits in LEGO Celebrate the Show's Revival

According to a broadcast schedule breakdown published by TV Line , NBC is holding Brooklyn Nine-Nine season 6 until midseason, meaning that the new batch of episodes won't premiere until the beginning of 2019, after - you guessed it - other series air their midseason finales in late 2018.

World Warm & Humid Today, Sct'd Storms Tonight
Author: 0 Warm & Humid Today, Sct'd Storms Tonight

No day looks to be a complete washout as plenty of hazy sunshine will be mixed in. A cold front will drop into the area tomorrow night. Patchy fog is possible this morning as clouds and showers clear out of the area, but the rest of the day will be sunny and pleasant.

World 1988 road rage case: Navjot Singh Sidhu acquitted
Author: 0 1988 road rage case: Navjot Singh Sidhu acquitted

Headed by Justice Jasti Chelameswar , and also comprising Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul , the bench slapped a fine of Rs 1,000 on Sidhu, who is now a member of the Council of Ministers in Punjab. Gurnam died. The initial court order on Sidhu and his associate Rupinder Singh Sandhu was one of acquittal, given because o a lack of evidence. Reversing the high court's ruling, the apex court acquitted him of a serious charge of culpable homicide (killing of a man that does not amount to ...

World IPhone explodes in Los Vegas store next to employee
Author: 0 IPhone explodes in Los Vegas store next to employee

The employee, startled, moves far away from the handset as it continues to burn. The store's name has not been identified as of writing, but it's clearly not an Apple store. He says that phones should be kept out of direct sunlight during the summer. Especially after you get the temperature warning on the phone a few times.

World Nawaz Sharif's Defiance Shows He Is Not Ready To Spare Pakistani Army
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif's Defiance Shows He Is Not Ready To Spare Pakistani Army

The former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has rejected the National Security Committee's (NSC) declaration which in its meeting held in Islamabad a day ago termed his statement with regard to Mumbai attacks as incorrect and misleading. "Today Nawaz Sharif stands exposed before the nation". Explain it to me. Unfortunately a section of Pakistani electronic and social media has intentionally or unintentionally not only validated but has lent credence to the malicious propaganda of Indian media ...

World Taliban attacks Farah city in west Afghanistan, kills dozens
Author: 0 Taliban attacks Farah city in west Afghanistan, kills dozens

Khogyani said the firefight lasted seven hours as the security forces strived to rescue employees of the department. Meanwhile, Abdul Basir Salangi, provincial governor, confirmed heavy fighting in the city. The province has been the scene of heavy clashes between Taliban and security forces over the past few months. Local officials as well as tribal elders requested additional forces from the central government and more security from the province.

World Senate should confirm Gina Haspel
Author: 0 Senate should confirm Gina Haspel

It is known she played a key role in what is being termed "brutal interrogation" of suspects involved in Islamic terrorism. The average pour was anywhere from 10 to 60. Green Beret sniper Tim Kennedy isn't afraid of a little water. Both Donnelly and Manchin are running for reelection this year in states that President Trump carried easily in 2016, and Donnelly, in particular, was being attacked for his supposed opposition to Haspel as late as Thursday, when Trump spoke at a campaign ...

World Abe to convey views on N.Korea ahead of summit
Author: 0 Abe to convey views on N.Korea ahead of summit

Tony Kim and Kim Hak-Song joined President Trump on the tarmac at roughly 3am after landing back in the USA, they had been held in North Korea for 12 months each. "I've been on the job about five weeks", Bolton said. "It is regrettable that North Korea did not invite nuclear experts to the destruction of the test site", it said in an editorial.