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UK politics resume after attack; Corbyn links terror to wars

The bomb attack in Manchester and the suspension of campaigning has added more uncertainty to lead-up to the General Election on 8 June. But Mrs May, speaking at a press conference at the G7 summit in Sicily, said: "What has happened today is I have been here at the G7 working with other worldwide leaders to fight terrorism ". [Full Article...]

US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak

US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak The US economy slowed less than initially thought in the first quarter, but there are signs it could struggle to rebound sharply in the second quarter amid slowing business investment and moderate consumer spending. The administration is counting on that robust growth - which economists say may not be realistic - to help pay for a proposed military buildup and multi-trillion-dollar tax cuts. [Full Article...]

John Boehner calls President Trump's term a 'complete disaster'

John Boehner calls President Trump's term a 'complete disaster' But at the Thursday conference, where Boehner indirectly boasted about how much better his life is than Paul Ryan's , he also shed light on his motivation for jumping back into politics: he thinks Trump is doing a bad job. And he echoed an emerging piece of District of Columbia conventional wisdom by calling the border adjustment tax plan favored by Paul Ryan , R-Wis., Boehner's successor as H... [Full Article...]

GOP Candidate Apologizes To Reporter After Winning Montana House Race

Gianforte about the CBO score on the GOP health care bill. The Associated Press has called the Montana U.S. special election for Greg Gianforte . The polls are open in a race for Montana's only congressional seat just hours after the front-running candidate was charged with beating up a reporter. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization to be headed by an African for the first time

World Health Organization to be headed by an African for the first time Namibia Wednesday joined the rest of Africa and the wider worldwide community to congratulate and welcome Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebrysus as the new Director-General of the World Health Organization ( WHO ).The Ethiopian national is the first African to lead the United Nations global health agency in its nearly 70-year history. [Full Article...]

Public invited to help place flags at Biloxi National Cemetery on Saturday

A presentation by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11099 will include a keynote speech by Gunnery Sgt. Jason Graves of the U.S. Marine Corps, as well as a performance by the American Canyon High School band. Sunday and at the Concord honor roll at 1:30 p.m. Sunday . Monday - The annual Memorial Day Service will begin at 9 a.m. Monday , May 29, in the Chapel at Mound Cemetery, 1147 West Blvd.... [Full Article...]

Fact check: Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance

The strategy is simple and will work if actually carried out: Grow the economy. Trump on Tuesday released a 10-year budget plan containing jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of domestic programs. [Full Article...]

Indian Army Neutralises Two Pakistan BAT Terrorists

Indian Army Neutralises Two Pakistan BAT Terrorists In Pakistan, the SSG (special services group) forms the core of BAT. The spokesperson said the Indian occupation forces in IoK are involved in acts of grave violence against civilians, rapes, extra-judicial murders, arson attacks, kidnappings, violence against Kashmiri children and desecration of mosques and other sacred places. [Full Article...]

Virginia high school features student's dog in yearbook for a touching reason

Virginia high school features student's dog in yearbook for a touching reason Schalk pitched the idea of including Alpha in Stafford High School's yearbook to the yearbook staff, and they were "100 percent behind it". And one yearbook in Stafford had a special student included. Schalk said Alpha gives him a paw to notify him if he is in danger and has saved his life on multiple occasions. Alpha wasn't the happiest about having his photo taken in front of the giant yearb... [Full Article...]

Court of Inquiry to probe Sukhoi-30 mishap

Court of Inquiry to probe Sukhoi-30 mishap Search parties of IAF and Army set out to the area where the aircraft was declared missing. However, there is no sign of the two pilots of the fighter jet. As part of the massive search operation, Su-30 and C-130 aircraft with electro-optical payload and ALH helicopters had been pressed into service. However, incessant rain and dense clouds had hampered the search operations in air and on th... [Full Article...]

Trump says 'Germans are very bad': Spiegel

Trump says 'Germans are very bad': Spiegel The president vowed to block German vehicle exports to the US during a meeting with top European Union leaders on Thursday, according to reports from German news magazine Der Spiegel . Mr Trump attended a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation nations yesterday where he hit out at the majority of members who do not pay 2 per cent of GDP into the defence fund. [Full Article...]

U.S. probe finds over 100 civilians killed in Mosul air strike

But the bomb triggered secondary explosions from devices planted in the building by Isis fighters, causing the concrete building to collapse. "It appeared to be the single largest incident of civilian casualties involving the US-led coalition since it started operations against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq in 2014", Reuters says. [Full Article...]

Healthy teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeine

A unsafe combination of caffeinated beverages ultimately led to the death of a SC teen, according to a medical examiner. A grieving father warns of the dangers of caffeine , after it's linked to the death of his teenaged son. While holding back his tears, Sean said, "It wasn't a auto crash that took his life". He echoed Watts' call for people to avoid highly caffeinated drinks. [Full Article...]

No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?

Mulvaney said the tax plan wasn't fully incorporated in the budget proposal because it was a guideline of principles, but one of the most explicit parts of that plan was repealing the estate tax. Actual growth that year came in at less than half of that. These include before- and after-school programs for poor students; the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which helps poor people p... [Full Article...]

Want to get paid to cuddle cats? There's an opening!

Want to get paid to cuddle cats? There's an opening! While mainly an activity for decompressing and removing oneself from the rigors of the working world, you can now parlay your unhealthy obsession with cats into a bonafide profession, and you don't need an extensive knowledge of dank memes to be considered for the job. [Full Article...]

UNC's Tony Bradley Signing with Agent; Staying in NBA Draft

UNC's Tony Bradley Signing with Agent; Staying in NBA Draft There are two rounds and 60 total selections. "Most teams are saying that I'm a late first-round pick, so that's what I'm shooting for if I stay in the draft", he said. Bradley Jr. averaged 7.1 points and 5. Per Synergy Sports, Bradley turned 66 of his 98 offensive rebounds into offensive possessions and scored on 62 percent of them, which paled in comparison to his efficiency in transition, in ... [Full Article...]

Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost

Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost The AHCA now faces an uphill battle to get through the Senate after being rushed through the House of Representatives . If it's anything like the last score , it will give Republicans who hate this health-care bill even more heart burn. The budget office's analysis says the individual insurance markets for about one-sixth of the population would become unstable beginning in 2020 as states seek ... [Full Article...]

3 more arrested in Manchester; attacker's Libya ties probed

Here is what we know so far about Monday's attack , the deadliest in Britain since 2005. A fifth male arrested in Wigan was carrying a suspected package that is now under assessment, the Greater Manchester police said. The first victim to be named in the aftermath of the Manchester attack was 18-year-old Georgina Callander . She did not reveal details of whom he may have worked with. [Full Article...]

Boy waiting for heart transplant gets good news after first lady meeting

Boy waiting for heart transplant gets good news after first lady meeting On Tuesday's Late Night , Seth Meyers-who joked on Monday that he wished the video came with audio, "so we could hear [Melania] say, 'Get that weak shit outta here, '"-went for the political angle: "Former C.I.A. Mrs. Trump said her visit to the hospital was "very moving". Shortly upon landing Brussels however, Mrs. Trump was notified that the young boy would be receiving a heart transplant fr... [Full Article...]

South Korea fires shots at North Korea after object crosses border

South Korea fires shots at North Korea after object crosses border South Korea's Yonhap news agency, without citing a source, reported that the South fired about 90 machine gun rounds into the air and towards North Korea . Some of them believe that it could develop a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the USA mainland by 2030 or later. Beijing wants a denuclearized North Korea, but continues to temper its support for sanctions with maintaining regional... [Full Article...]


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