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Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr
- May 16, 2018

Remembered for leading an insurgency against USA forces and inciting sectarian bloodshed against the Sunni population, al-Sadr has in recent years sought to recast himself as a populist, railing against corruption and failing services and striking a political alliance with Iraq's secularists and Communist Party. (more...)
Judge Rejects Manafort Challenge To Mueller Indictment Judge Rejects Manafort Challenge To Mueller Indictment
- May 16, 2018

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington said Mueller didn't overstep his authority by charging Manafort with crimes unrelated to Russian election interference, as defense lawyers claim. "Given what was being said publicly, the special counsel would have been remiss to ignore such an obvious potential link between the Trump campaign and the Russian government", Jackson said in the 37-page opinion. (more...)
Oil dips on signs of ample supply despite OPEC cuts, Iran sanctions Oil dips on signs of ample supply despite OPEC cuts, Iran sanctions
- May 16, 2018

Brent and WTI last week reached their highest since November 2014 at $78 and $71.89 per barrel respectively. The United States has announced it will impose sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, raising fears that markets will face shortages later this year when trade restrictions take effect. (more...)
Paul Merson states his prediction for Huddersfield v Arsenal Paul Merson states his prediction for Huddersfield v Arsenal
- May 15, 2018

His last game takes in a trip to Huddersfield on Sunday (3pm) with Arsenal still looking for their first away point of 2018. Arsenal, one of the clubs to have dominated the Premier League during the 90s and the early 2000s, have a large fan base in the Indian subcontinent and Wenger's revelations will send undoubtedly send them into a frenzy. (more...)
Sonam Kapoor looks drop dead gorgeous in white gown! Sonam Kapoor looks drop dead gorgeous in white gown!
- May 15, 2018

The fashionista broke many fashion norms and gave us major wedding goals. Below are their pictures looking all things incredible together. The actor paired her look with matching brown sunnies and a forest green Burberry bag. His Delhi-based business has made him quite successful despite his young age, and fans know him well for always being addressed fondly in Sonam's online posts. (more...)
Target, Allegri Vows To Remain In Juventus Target, Allegri Vows To Remain In Juventus
- May 15, 2018

With one match left to play Juve can not be caught by second-placed SSC Napoli , who are four points behind after winning 2-0 at UC Sampdoria. Allegri, who has won four league and cup doubles in as many years at Juventus , has been linked in media reports with a move to Premier League clubs Arsenal and Chelsea . (more...)
Mahira Khan has arrived at Cannes and it's a attractive sight Mahira Khan has arrived at Cannes and it's a attractive sight
- May 15, 2018

We've seen how Sonam Kapoor rocks her denim looks like a pro and on Day 2 of the ongoing Cannes Film Festival , her OOTD is a white loose shirt and denim. The actress went for a classic Ralph and Russo dress along with beautifully decked up hair with Amrapali jewels. She carried a tote from the shelves of Bottega Veneta and sported bold black sunglasses to complete her look. (more...)
Oregon Had Sports Betting Permission Before Supreme Court Ruling Oregon Had Sports Betting Permission Before Supreme Court Ruling
- May 15, 2018

Some saw other concerns, including for some gamblers. A man watches a baseball game in the sports book at the South Point hotel-casino, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Las Vegas . The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee says he'll propose legislation that would establish standards for sports betting that will uphold the integrity of the game, protect consumers and safeguard against underage gambling. (more...)
Iran's Foreign Minister in China to rescue nuclear deal Iran's Foreign Minister in China to rescue nuclear deal
- May 14, 2018

Iran wants the Europeans and others to give it clear-cut guarantees about fulfilling their obligations if Tehran remains in the deal. The Iranian nuclear deal is a result of multilateral efforts contributing to the protection of the global non-proliferation regime, and supporting peace and stability in the Middle East, Wang added. (more...)
Israel strikes 'dozens' of Iranian targets in Syria Israel strikes 'dozens' of Iranian targets in Syria
- May 14, 2018

The immediate tensions stem from an Israeli air strike on what they claimed was an Iranian drone facility at the so-called T-4 air base, near Palmyra, on 9 April, which reportedly killed several Iranian military advisers. This, coupled with Israel and Russian Federation growing closer in recent years, has resulted in Iran no longer enjoying outright backing from Moscow. (more...)
Florida Gov. will attend embassy opening in Jerusalem Florida Gov. will attend embassy opening in Jerusalem
- May 14, 2018

In December, Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying he was simply acknowledging reality, while omitting any mention of Palestinian claims to the city. Both the embassy move and the protests have symbolic timing. Israel has portrayed the movement as a "terrorist" ploy by Hamas and as a security threat to its civilians, pointing out attempts to damage and breach the fence. (more...)
Homeland Security Chief Was Close To Resigning After Trump Tirade Homeland Security Chief Was Close To Resigning After Trump Tirade
- May 14, 2018

Nielsen, who is a protegee of John Kelly , the White House chief of staff, has drafted a resignation letter but has not submitted it, according to two of the people. In a Thursday statement, Nielsen reiterated her commitment to securing the country's porous borders, especially those along the Mexican border. According to the Times , the president had viewed Nielsen and other D.H.S. (more...)
China's First Domestically Produced Aircraft Carrier Starts Sea Trials China's First Domestically Produced Aircraft Carrier Starts Sea Trials
- May 14, 2018

It is the first time the ship's engine, propulsion and navigation systems would be tested at sea, a year after it first took to the water at its official launch, state media said. China previous year established its first overseas military base in Djibouti, in the Horn of Africa, and its navy has recently deployed its ships further into the Pacific and Indian oceans. (more...)
Comment on 'dying' John McCain draws bipartisan condemnation Comment on 'dying' John McCain draws bipartisan condemnation
- May 14, 2018

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said yesterday that Sadler still works for the White House. Sanders tells reporters she's 'not going to validate a leak out of an internal staff meeting one way or the other.' She did not mention McCain's name. (more...)
Weekend forecast: A little rain, a little sunshine Weekend forecast: A little rain, a little sunshine
- May 14, 2018

Monday morning going into the afternoon on and off periods of showers and storms will be possible across our area. For your evening, a few lingering sprinkles will be around most of us will stay dry from here until after midnight when te widespread showers arrive. (more...)
In Syria killed more than two dozen foreign fighters In Syria killed more than two dozen foreign fighters
- May 13, 2018

Note that the experts of the human rights organization based in London, receive data from the network of informants in Syria. Israel had said its strikes on Thursday were in response to a barrage of Iranian rockets on its positions in the occupied Golan Heights, the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter enemies to date. (more...)
Coppa Italia final match report Juventus v AC Milan 09 May 2018 Coppa Italia final match report Juventus v AC Milan 09 May 2018
- May 13, 2018

Argentina coach, Jorge Sampaoli, has been handed a major boost with AC Milan midfielder, Lucas Biglia set for a return to action for the club in Wednesday's Copa Italia final clash against Juventus . Centre-back Medhi Benatia scored twice for Juve, heading in the opener in the 56th minute from Paulo Dybala's cross. A miserable evening for Milan was complete 14 minutes from time when a corner from Miralem Pjanic was headed into his own net by Nikola Kalinic. (more...)
Bomb Attacks Rock Three Indonesia Churches Bomb Attacks Rock Three Indonesia Churches
- May 13, 2018

Two police officers were among the injured. The U.S. State Department designated JAD as a terrorist group in January 2017. Churches have also been targeted previously, including near-simultaneous attacks on churches there at Christmas in 2000 that killed about 20 people. (more...)
Terrorism investigation following Paris knife attack Terrorism investigation following Paris knife attack
- May 13, 2018

A man shouted " Allahu Akbar " meaning "God is great", stabbed one and injured four in Paris , city prosecutor Fran├žois Molins told reporters . Moments later the IS news agency Amaq claimed the suspect was one of its soldiers who carried out the attack in response to the terror group's calls for supporters to target members of the US-led military coalition fighting the extremists in Iraq and Syria. (more...)
President Trump approves disaster declaration in Hawaii President Trump approves disaster declaration in Hawaii
- May 13, 2018

As the magma shifted underground, a magnitude-6.9 natural disaster also rocked the Big Island. The Hawaii Volcano Observatory reported "no significant lava flow" from a new fissure Saturday morning, but said that "conditions could change quickly". (more...)