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Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for DUI In a statement , Woods said: " I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions ". "I want to play professional golf again but I'm not looking ahead", he said. Woods, whose 79 victories rank No. 2 on the PGA Tour's career list, has not competed for almost four months. He was arrested near his Florida home and charged with driving under the influence of al... [Full Article...]

Monsoon set to strike Kerala today

Monsoon set to strike Kerala today A heavy rain alert has been issued for many parts of the northeast in the wake of the storm for Tuesday and Wednesday. Officials said monsoon is likely to advance into most of Kerala and some parts of Tamil Nadu in the next 24 hours. IMD earlier this month had said that the country is likely to receive higher rainfall than forecast in April as concerns about the weather phenomenon El Nino ease... [Full Article...]

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron

During his G-7 news conference on Saturday, Macron promised to have a "demanding dialogue" with Russian Federation, especially on Syria. "There could not be a more important time for France's leader to speak out strongly about the need for its Russian partner to recommit to liberty and human rights", Benedicte Jeannerod, France director at Human Rights Watch, said in a May 29 statement. [Full Article...]

Kerala Youth Congress Workers Suspended Over Slaughtering Ox In Public

Kerala Youth Congress Workers Suspended Over Slaughtering Ox In Public West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee declared in Kolkata that her government would not accept the Centre's notification. "This is absolutely unconstitutional, unethical and undemocratic", said Banerjee, also the Trinamool Congress supremo. [Full Article...]

Siege gunman shot dead after policeman's killing in Queensland

Siege gunman shot dead after policeman's killing in Queensland Officers from the Special Emergency Response Team have arrived at the scene and a huge area has been locked down around Seventeen Mile, 115km west of Brisbane. Police are continuing to search for the armed man who fled the vehicle into nearby bushland. Authorities had set up an exclusion zone around the farm and began negotiating with Maddison at midnight. [Full Article...]

Pakistan, Australia warm-up match faces delay due to rain

The toss itself was delayed for well over an hour. Rain ruined Pakistan's second warm-up game against Australia at Edgbaston on Monday as the match was called off only after 10.2 over due to incessant rain. The left-arm paceman had been sidelined for three months but has been bowling in the nets for the last 20 days as he gets himself ready for Australia's Champions Trophy campaign, whic... [Full Article...]

16 bodies found were civilians fleeing militants — Philippines military

Hapilon escaped, and fighters loyal to him took over parts of the city, burning buildings, taking cover in houses and seizing about a dozen hostages, including a Catholic priest. A police spokesman said the men were targeted during an attempted evacuation of Marawi because they were unable to recite verses from the Qur'an. "But those who are out-and-out terrorists, and you can not be convinced to ... [Full Article...]

Russians 'boasted spies had links to Trump aides' during election campaign

Russians 'boasted spies had links to Trump aides' during election campaign American spies collected information previous year on conversations that focused on Paul Manafort , then the Trump campaign chairman, and Michael Flynn , who later got a job in the White House as a national security adviser but was forced to step down from that post because he misrepresented conversations he had with Russians to Vice President Mike Pence. [Full Article...]

French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting

French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting Speaking at a joint press conference afterwards Mr Macron slammed Russian media for election meddling. "They behaved like organs of influence, propaganda, and deceitful propaganda". Calling for "a democratic transition that preserves the Syrian state", he warned that "failed states" in the Middle East emboldened terror groups and posed a threat to the West. [Full Article...]

Trump 'wide open' on whether to support Paris climate accord

Merkel, speaking at a campaign event Saturday, said Germany can no longer rely on the US under Trump. Trump tweeted last week that he would make his final decision this week, but multiple reports indicate the president will pull the USA out of the Paris agreement on climate change , a 2015 pact aimed at reducing carbon emissions signed by almost 200 nations. [Full Article...]

Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake

Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake A Russian intelligence document cited a "supposed email" exchange between then Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Clinton campaign political director Amanda Renteria. Should the administration assert privilege, such a claim could set off a separate fight, possibly threatening Comey's expected appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee. [Full Article...]

U.S. takes responsibility for Manchester leaks: Tillerson

U.S. takes responsibility for Manchester leaks: Tillerson Washington D.C. [USA], May 26: Amidst a spat over intelligence leaks, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first official visit to Britain on Friday to reaffirm Washington's commitment to London . On May 25, Prime Minister Theresa May told U.S. President Donald Trump that intelligence shared between their two countries had to remain secure . [Full Article...]

Decoding Donald Trump's body language at the G7 Summit

Nile Gardiner, director of the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom at The Heritage Foundation, said that the United States president has made the correct points. Terrorism must be stopped in its tracks, or the horror you saw in Manchester and so many other places will continue forever. The first and only time that NATO countries have ever formally invoked their treaty commitment to defend... [Full Article...]

Police arrest 14th man in Manchester bombing inquiry

Police arrest 14th man in Manchester bombing inquiry Detective Chief Superintendent Jackson added: "We continue to track the final movements of Salman Abedi and are particularly interested in his whereabouts between 18 and 22 May 2017". The force have renewed appeals for images and footage that may help their investigation. This image was taken from CCTV in the city centre on 22 May. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh win the toss and opt to bat against Pakistan

Fahim Ashraf smashed an unbeaten 64 off 30 balls as Pakistan staged a remarkable comeback to pip Bangladesh by two wickets with three balls to spare in a Champions Trophy warm-up match on Saturday. Sixth-ranked Bangladesh are playing their first Champions Trophy since 2006 and now sit higher than Pakistan in the rankings, with Sarfraz admitting he has been impressed by Bangladesh over ... [Full Article...]

US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights

US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and his European counterpart Violeta Bulc . USA and European officials will discuss Wednesday, May 17, 2017, plans to broaden a US ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from Europe . [Full Article...]

Outspoken Milwaukee sheriff claims new Homeland Security job, but DHS can't confirm

Outspoken Milwaukee sheriff claims new Homeland Security job, but DHS can't confirm In an emailed statement, DHS spokeswoman Jenny Burke said , "The position mentioned is a Secretarial appointment". Burke says the department has no such announcement about Clarke. He has become quite a prolific public speaker, earning more than $105,000 in speaking fees past year, according to The Associated Press. Before confirming his DHS role, Clarke was rumored as a potential candid... [Full Article...]

City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines

City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines Meanwhile, CNN Philippines television reported that 10 people taken hostage while fleeing Marawi had escaped their Maute captors during the Monday air strike and are now in safe hands. Rohan Gunaratna, a terrorism expert at Singapore's S. Rarajatnam School of International Studies, said the fighting in Marawi, along with smaller battles elsewhere in the southern Philippines, may be precursors to d... [Full Article...]

Death Toll Rises as Philippines Tries to Recapture City of Marawi

The President said he even received a letter from the MNLF leadershipp offering his armed fighters to join the battle in Marawi and other parts of Lanao del Sur province. Two groups of eight civilians have been found in two different parts of the besieged city of Marawi , all executed with a shot to the head, according to various media reports . [Full Article...]

Temporary Protected Status For Haitians To Be Extended For Six Months

Temporary Protected Status For Haitians To Be Extended For Six Months Census data by the Migration Policy Institute. Immigration advocates had strongly encouraged DHS to extend the designation for a full 18 months, arguing that Haiti needed more time to recover before thousands of people could return to the country safely. [Full Article...]


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