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Global Tiger Kills Zookeeper in England
Author: 0 Tiger Kills Zookeeper in England

Police were called to the zoo at 11:15 a.m. Monday. The Hamerton Zoo Park also posted a statement on its Facebook page, saying that the incident "appears to have been a freak accident" and that a "full investigation is now under way and we hope that more details can be announced as soon as we are able".

Global Germany detains Syrian teen allegedly planning Berlin attack
Author: 0 Germany detains Syrian teen allegedly planning Berlin attack

In the message, the teenager said "he had joined the jihad," the Islamist war, police said, adding that "evidence of the planning of a concrete act has not yet been identified during the police investigation". German security officials have been warning for some time about global terrorism groups as the country remains on alert. Twelve people were killed in a Berlin terrorist attack last December, when police say a Tunisian man drove a truck into a crowded Christmas market.

Author: 0 Johan Carlsson leads, Henrik Stenson in the mix at BMW PGA Championship

Carlsson holds a one shot advantage over Italy's Francesco Molinari , Scotland's Scott Jamieson and Kiradech Aphibarnrat, from Thailand, who all handed in 67s. I was also on his flight to London on Sunday night and he was very excited about heading back to the scene of the biggest win of his career. He's also been finding some decent from on the PGA Tour but he always enjoys heading back to the comfort of the European Tour.

Author: 0 McMaster says 'not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports

Russia , a pivotal player in Syria, has backed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, often at the expense of civilians during a long civil war. The White House declined to comment. The FBI, in the course of its investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election, is now also looking at Kushner's multiple roles in Trump's campaign operation and his contacts with Russian officials.

Author: 0 Trump pushes for peace in ME

While the president did extol Jerusalem's beauty and spirituality during his concluding speech Tuesday at the Israel Museum , he made no mention of the embassy. "We are telling you right now that Iran will not have nuclear weapons", he added. Senior Trump administration officials said that the change in rhetoric wasn't a softening of his stance, instead pointing to Trump's direct call for Muslim leaders to bear more responsibility for the plight of Islamist extremism.

Author: 0 GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

This revised bill would reduce that by around 1 million - a difference of less than half a percentage point. "They (the Republicans) tried to hide what it meant and the CBO exposed it". "In particular, out-of-pocket spending on maternity care and mental health and substance abuse services could increase by thousands of dollars in a given year for the nongroup enrollees who would use those services", the report says of people living in those states.

Author: 0 Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans "bad" _ on trade

He threatened to impose a 35 percent tax on Germany's auto imports earlier in the year. "He did not say that the Germans were behaving badly", Juncker said in Sicily before the start of a Group of Seven (G7) summit that brings together the leaders of the United States, Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Japan and Canada.

Author: 0 After being charged with allegedly assaulting reporter, Gianforte wins Montana House seat

Quist was a first-time candidate who struggled to rebut attacks over his beleaguered personal finances. Gianforte , the Republican candidate, will serve as Montana's sole US representative. "You just body slammed me and broke my glasses", Jacobs said moments later. Gianforte's campaign said Jacobs was the aggressor in the incident and grabbed the candidate's wrist before they both fell to the ground.

Author: 0 Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking

Trump said . "So he was putting a lot of pressure on them that it was time to get to the table", noting Trump has "made the point several times". That is completely wrong. President Trump crossed the imposing security wall separating Israel and the West Bank to meet with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem , part of Mr.

Global Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26
Author: 0 Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26

CBS News reports that only three children have apparently survived the attack. Clothes and shoes could be seen lying in and around the bus, while the bodies of some of the victims lay in the sand nearby, covered with black sheets. State television reported that the attack killed 28 people, citing the health minister. About 70 have been killed in bomb attacks on churches in the cities of Cairo , Alexandria and Tanta since December.

Author: 0 Putin, Macron meeting a chance to get acquainted

President to maintain Washington's commitment to the Paris climate change agreement. Trump had yet another odd handshake with a world leader when he met with newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron on Thursday morning. Later, Macron took to Twitter to share his experience about meeting Trump. "I'd like to see other world leaders follow Macron's example - walk towards Trump, body swerve, greet someone else".

Author: 0 FBI Misses Deadline To Turn Over Comey Memos On Trump

On Thursday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation sent a letter saying it is still evaluating the request in light of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel in the case. "That will be obviously fertile ground for questions during former Director Comey's testimony", he told Blitzer, referring to the alleged document.

Global British official says bomber was somewhat known
Author: 0 British official says bomber was somewhat known

There was nothing worrying at all until two days ago (when) I heard the news that they suspect he was the bomber", Abedi, a father of six, said. A suicide bombing attack on Manchester Arena on Monday evening has led to 22 deaths and 64 injuries.

Author: 0 7 people now seated on jury in Bill Cosby's sex assault case

As the pool is whittled down to 12 jurors, each side can use up to seven peremptory challenges to eliminate potential jurors without offering a reason; in selecting six alternates, each side will get three more challenges. The lawyers also will be weighing a potential juror's race, gender, age, occupation and interests as the questioning gets underway. In making his picks, O'Neill will likely not attempt to find people who have not heard of the case, but simply push for jurors who vow to ...

Global Shkodran Mustafi doubtful for FA Cup final with suspected concussion
Author: 0 Shkodran Mustafi doubtful for FA Cup final with suspected concussion

But the psychological environment for the group of players was absolutely horrendous. "We'll see how well he comes out of that but knowing the player, his character and his commitment to the club, which I don't question at all, he will make absolutely everything to be fit for Saturday".

Global Shun Partisan Stance, CPI-M tells UP CM — Saharanpur Clashes
Author: 0 Shun Partisan Stance, CPI-M tells UP CM — Saharanpur Clashes

The CPI-M demanded firm action against all those involved in the atrocities against Dalits . Adequate compensation must be paid to those who have suffered losses. Questions are also being raised on why Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has not visited Saharanpur so far. "We don't believe in instigating violence".

Global Metro mayors rally around Manchester after terror attack
Author: 0 Metro mayors rally around Manchester after terror attack

LEADERS of all political parties at Cheshire East Council have come together in solidarity today to share a message to residents after a terrorist attack in Manchester which has killed 22 people . The former health secretary thanked the hundreds of emergency services personnel who worked through the night in the most "difficult circumstances imaginable", and those who had offered their support from other cities and countries.

Author: 0 Second Ebola case in Congo confirmed

The team included epidemiologists, biologists and specialists in the areas of social mobilization, risk communication, community engagement and water, hygiene and sanitation, said Dr. In the last outbreak in DR Congo was in 2014; more than 40 people died. The epicenter of the epidemic is the Nambwa Health Area, around 130km from Buta, capital of the Bas-Uele province, which shares the border with the Central African Republic.

Global Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing
Author: 0 Clapper: US govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY said on NBC's " Meet the Press " on Sunday that the choice should be "certainly somebody not of a partisan background, certainly somebody of great experience and certainly somebody of courage". The next director will immediately be confronted with oversight of an FBI investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, an inquiry the bureau's acting head, Andrew McCabe, has called "highly significant".

Global Comey to testify on role in FBI's Russian Federation inquiry
Author: 0 Comey to testify on role in FBI's Russian Federation inquiry

The New York Times , citing officials familiar with an internal White House summary of the meeting, reported that Trump referred to Comey as a "nut job" and said his removal would relieve "great pressure" coming from the agency's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Global Trump knew Flynn was under investigation before he was hired as advisor
Author: 0 Trump knew Flynn was under investigation before he was hired as advisor

Six of the contacts include phone calls between Russia's ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak , and Trump's advisors, which included Flynn. Flynn far earlier than has been previously reported . Amid growing calls for impeachment proceedings to begin against US President Donald Trump, the allegations against him and his election campaign team just keeping coming .

Global Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner allowed to fly with president on Shabbat
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner allowed to fly with president on Shabbat

Kushner reportedly shepherded the deal through personally, including making a personal phone call to Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson asking if she could cut the price, the New York Times reported . The Bethesda, Maryland-based defense company is the only one to manufacture THAAD, which was also deployed in South Korea to counter nuclear threats from North Korea.

Author: 0 Chinese military planes intercept US aircraft

According to the USA official, the two Chinese fighters came within 150 feet of the American plane. She highlighted that the plane was on a routine mission at the time of the incident and was operating as per the worldwide law. We will remind, earlier it became known that on may 14 North Korea has carried out another test launch of a ballistic missile a few days after the inauguration of the new President in South Korea.

Global Senator says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena
Author: 0 Senator says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

In addition to Flynn, the committee is also zeroing on former Trump camaign aide Carter Page, who has also expressed an unwillingness to cooperate. Republican Sen. The U.S. has rebuffed those calls. Flynn's attorney Robert Kelner did not respond to phone messages and emails seeking comment. On April 1, the Senate panel turned down the offer, according to NBC News .

Global Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5M at New York auction
Author: 0 Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5M at New York auction

Basquiat's 1982 painting was sold to Japanese e-commerce mogul Yusaku Maezawa , who called himself "a lucky man" in a Twitter post after the Sotheby's auction . "It's a great masterpiece at $98 million", he said to laughter in the room. It was valued before the sale at more than US$60 million. Sotheby's also sold Roy Lichtenstein's " Nude Sunbathing " for $24 million Thursday and broke records for Keith Haring, Blinky Palermo, Mira Schendel, Wolfgang Tillmans, Jonas Wood and Takeo ...

Global Russia's Victory Day parade marred by thick clouds
Author: 0 Russia's Victory Day parade marred by thick clouds

Russian President Vladimir Putin showed off ballistic missiles, armored tanks and new aircraft systems at a World War II commemorative parade in Moscow on Tuesday. Tuesday's parade was the first time Russian Federation had showcased its Tor-M and Pantsir SA air defence systems, painted in the white and black colours of the country's Arctic forces.

Global Venezuelan leader to Trump:
Author: 0 Venezuelan leader to Trump: "'Get your pig hands out of here"

She said the order was one more example of US attempts to destabilize Venezuela's government, adding that Maduro strongly backs the Supreme Court magistrates who are "victims of USA imperial power". There was no immediate reaction from the Maduro government, but in the past it has disputed that the country's justice system is politicized. A ruling by the court in late March stripping the opposition-controlled assembly of its remaining powers ignited a deadly wave of unrest.

Global China ready to normalise ties with S.Korea: Xi
Author: 0 China ready to normalise ties with S.Korea: Xi

South Korea's foreign ministry said on Thursday preparations have begun for a summit meeting with the United States slated for late June, as both countries aim to strengthen ties in the face of North Korea's weapons development. Chinese-South Korean relations deteriorated after Seoul approved the positioning of the system. "The Chinese side requested us to not avoid the THAAD issue but address it directly", Lee said.

Global Haryana board (BSEH) Class 10 results will not be declared on Saturday
Author: 0 Haryana board (BSEH) Class 10 results will not be declared on Saturday

Haryana Board of School Education (HBSE) will declare the Class 10 or secondary examination results on May 20 in its official website. Earlier this week, HBSE 12th result was declared on 18th May afternoon. According to PTI, a total of 73.44 per cent girl students qualified for higher education as compared to 57.58 per cent boys, a spokesman of the Board said.

Author: 0 AT&T workers on strike across the country

The major issues on the table CWA members are hoping can be negotiated range from increasing pay to cover rising healthcare costs, to sick day policies, and job security. All told, the CWA represents more than 100,000 workers across the country at AT&T . Dara Kheang says that since he started as a sales associate at AT&T's Portland store 9 years ago, his effective pay has dropped by more than $5,000.

Global Pemberton Music Festival Cancels 2017 Event
Author: 0 Pemberton Music Festival Cancels 2017 Event

In written responses to a dozen questions, the former directors confirmed that the decision to cancel the festival was made Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. The concert was suppose to run from July 13th to 16th; featured headliners included Chance the Rapper, Muse , A Tribe Called Quest, and Tegan & Sara.

Global UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national
Author: 0 UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian national

It wants the ICJ to decide whether Pakistan has broken the convention and worldwide human rights law. The International Court of Justice instructed Pakistan to take all "necessary measures at its disposal" to ensure that Jadhav was not executed pending a final decision by it.

Author: 0 French ex-PM Valls wants to join Macron's movement

However, Le Pen called on all patriots "to join us" in constituting a "new political force" during the upcoming legislative elections. The EU nations expressed relief that France had proven not to be the next domino to fall after Britain's Brexit vote.

Global Gay rights supporters demonstrate in Russia's St. Petersburg
Author: 0 Gay rights supporters demonstrate in Russia's St. Petersburg

In April , another report came out that claimed that gay men in Chechnya were allegedly being killed or sent to makeshift prisons. Spokesperson Svetlana Zakharova told BuzzFeed News that so far they have been unable to secure any of the 40 men a United States visa so they can get them to safety.

Global Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security
Author: 0 Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security

The position of assistant secretary does not require Senate confirmation. "I'm both honored and humbled to be appointed to this position", he said during the interview with WISN Milwaukee. Since the inauguration, the sheriff has drawn protests in Milwaukee for taking steps to allow corrections officers to conduct immigration enforcement in his jails.

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