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BC to send firefighting help to Alberta

BC to send firefighting help to Alberta People who were ordered to leave their rural homes in the area were allowed to return to gather supplies, medications, and other important belongings on Monday, but were told they may need to leave again if the fire situation changes. Satellite photo showing housing density in High Level, Alberta, which is threatened by the Chuckegg Creek fire . Highway 35 remains closed from 5km south of High ... [Full Article...]

Rocket fired in Iraqi capital, no casualties

Rocket fired in Iraqi capital, no casualties Even though no one has claimed responsibility for the sabotage, the United States has reportedly suggested that sanctions-battered Iran , which has now entered a new phase of tensions with Washington, might have been behind the attack, reported Sputnik. [Full Article...]

Palestinians to boycott meeting kicking off USA peace plan

Palestinians to boycott meeting kicking off USA peace plan In another setback, Bashar Masri, a Palestinian industrialist with vast business holdings throughout the West Bank, said he had turned down an invitation to the conference. In the absence of direct talks with Palestinian leaders, US officials often talk of engaging Palestinians in the private sector and "civil society" groups. [Full Article...]

Indian stocks, rupee rally as Modi vote win predicted

Indian stocks, rupee rally as Modi vote win predicted Traders have become cautious about the market's direction as they expect some profit taking in the days ahead until the result of the Lok Sabha elections 2019 is finally known. Political analysts say the focus on security blunted Congress attacks on the government for failing to address low farm prices and unemployment. Predicting the results of an election with around 900 million voters is no... [Full Article...]

Persian Gulf tensions rise as Trump threatens "end" of Iran

Persian Gulf tensions rise as Trump threatens Trump said the tightened sanctions were meant to push Iran to make concessions beyond the terms of the 2015 worldwide deal to curb Iran's nuclear program. Speaking of the threats , Romney said, "They were specific". At the outset of an investigation into those apparent attacks, which damaged vessels of Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Norway but caused no injuries, USA officials had said they appea... [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump Responds to Rep. Amash's Impeachment Call

Pres. Trump Responds to Rep. Amash's Impeachment Call Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday (May 19) at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behaviour impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening the case for an impeachment inquiry. [Full Article...]

Time's up Theresa, but who comes next as Prime Minister?

Time's up Theresa, but who comes next as Prime Minister? Conservative lawmaker Owen Paterson, a prominent Brexiteer, tweeted that the referendum vote promise was "a direct insult to 17.4m people" who voted in 2016 to leave the EU. It will not, however, seek to re-open the withdrawal agreement, which Brussels repeatedly insisted could not be re-negotiated, despite many MPs voting it down due to concerns about its so-called "backstop" clauses on Northern... [Full Article...]

Joe Biden says most important thing is to beat Donald Trump

Joe Biden says most important thing is to beat Donald Trump Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders slammed rival Joe Biden's focus on President Donald Trump , saying it was not enough to win the 2020 election. "We need calm. You don't want anybody like me running the country", Skelcher said. "I'm going to say something outrageous", he said. Those remarks came after Biden's campaign announced earlier this week that it will be based in ... [Full Article...]

Trump Wants McGahn To Defy House Subpeona

Trump Wants McGahn To Defy House Subpeona The president's lawyers attempted to quash the subpoena , arguing that its sole goal was to dig up personal information on Trump to smear him. US District Court Judge Amit Mehta has sided with the House Oversight Committee in ruling that a subpoena it issued for Trump's financial records is in line with the law. [Full Article...]

Texas, Oklahoma Prepare For Another Round Of Severe Weather

Texas, Oklahoma Prepare For Another Round Of Severe Weather Portions of North Texas were under a tornado watch until 5 p.m. and a flash flood warning was issued in the Dallas area until 4:45 p.m. Central time as a line of powerful storms with widespread damaging winds moved through the region. There is a moderate risk for severe weather in parts of Oklahoma and Texas, including Oklahoma City , on Monday. Bunting says the tornados could produce winds... [Full Article...]

Iranian official slams Trump's 'crazy' mixed messages

Iranian official slams Trump's 'crazy' mixed messages One key lawmaker, Sen. Iran has urged the United Nations to help launch a diplomatic dialogue to ease an "alarming security situation" in the Gulf. Embassy. The inflammatory tweet comes as relationship between Washington and Tehran has become increasingly strained in recent weeks, raising concerns about a potential U.S. [Full Article...]

British government to put forward Brexit bill in June

British government to put forward Brexit bill in June They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result, but it seems to have been the prime strategy for May, the beleaguered Tory leader. Before her deal was defeated the last time, by 344 votes to 286 on March 29, May had promised to resign if it was passed. This could keep Britain in a customs union with the EU after Brexit to avoid bo... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump declares national emergency over threats against American telecom

Donald Trump declares national emergency over threats against American telecom Trump previously resisted signing the order, partly because he did not want to jeopardise a potential trade deal with China. However, analysts suggest it is mainly directed at Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei . He has not met any government officials, according to The Guardian . This escalated a damaging trade war which only recently seemed to be nearing a conclusion. [Full Article...]

Spain plays down removal of frigate from US fleet approaching Persian Gulf

Spain plays down removal of frigate from US fleet approaching Persian Gulf Margarita Robles insisted the decision was "not an expression of distaste" over the crossing into the Strait of Hormuz by the fleet headed by the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier. The United States also imposed new sanctions on Iranian metals, including iron, steel, aluminum and copper which prompted rallies across the country supporting the Iranian government's hardline stance against the U... [Full Article...]

Barr taps U.S. attorney in CT to review origins of Russian Federation probe

Barr taps U.S. attorney in CT to review origins of Russian Federation probe According to CNN , Barr is working with CIA Director Gina Haspel, FBI Director Christopher Wray, and ODNI Director Dan Coats on the interagency review. The bureau relied heavily on information from Steele, a former British spy, to obtain foreign intelligence surveillance warrants against Carter Page. [Full Article...]

Trump urges judge not to fast-track his lawsuit over House subpoena

Trump urges judge not to fast-track his lawsuit over House subpoena White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said in a letter to the Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, that McGahn's record remains legally protected from disclosure. Mr. Conway claims the American people have a right to see the complete Mueller report. Top Democrats seem to think so. Democrats also have issued subpoenas for six years of Trump's tax documents and given Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin a... [Full Article...]

U.S. assessment blames Iran for Saudi tankers attack

U.S. assessment blames Iran for Saudi tankers attack The assaults came days after an Israeli television report said Israel had warned the U.S. that Iran was considering targeting Saudi oil production facilities. On Sunday, the United Arab Emirates said four commercial ships off the coast of Fujairah, one of the world's largest bunkering hubs, "were subjected to sabotage operations". [Full Article...]

Swedish authorities want to extradite Julian Assange for rape

Swedish authorities want to extradite Julian Assange for rape After he left the embassy last month after spending seven years inside, it was decided the investigation could be reopened, deputy director of prosecutions Eva-Marie Persson announced this morning. Fritz on Monday said her client was "very grateful and also very hopeful that she'll be able to get a redress". In 2013 , Sweden attempted to drop the extradition warrant, but was prevented fro... [Full Article...]

French troops free hostages in Burkina Faso

French troops free hostages in Burkina Faso A team from the elite Hubert Commando unit targeted the site where two French tourists, an American and a South Korean were being held. The fourth hostage, an American woman, was not identified, and was flown back to the United States without speaking to Macron, according to The Daily Mail . [Full Article...]

European Union to Support JCPOA As Much As It Can, Mogherini Says

European Union to Support JCPOA As Much As It Can, Mogherini Says A source at the US authority told that to Reuters news agency . Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would resume high-level enrichment of uranium to near weapons-grade levels if Tehran's interests in the nuclear deal are not protected within 60 days. [Full Article...]


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