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  • PM tries to hold cabinet together by delaying customs partnership decision
PM tries to hold cabinet together by delaying customs partnership decision

In March, UK Prime Minister Theresa May outlined in a speech two suggested alternatives to address the customs union issue. A plan that would potentially dramatically reduce customs controls and barriers between the United Kingdom and the EU.

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  • Has 'ruined' Karnataka, says Modi
Has 'ruined' Karnataka, says Modi

Santemaranahalli: The issue of Sonia Gandhi's foreign origin was raked up once again yesterday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi dared Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to talk for 15 minutes about the achievements of the Karnataka government in any language, including his "mother's mother tongue".

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  • Dominican Republic cuts ties with Taiwan to deepen relations with Beijing
Dominican Republic cuts ties with Taiwan to deepen relations with Beijing

People walk next to the flag of the Dominican Republic (3rd R) inside the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Taipei, Taiwan, May 1, 2018. At the news conference, Wu said that all cooperation projects with Santo Domingo would be ended immediately in order to "uphold national dignity".

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  • Tornado watch issued for central Kansas
Tornado watch issued for central Kansas

An increased risk for severe weather is already being predicted for parts of Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri. In the wake of a frontal system, much of the Midwest and parts of the Northeast are seeing a chilly spring Sunday morning. The precise magnitude and location of the most-severe weather remains questionable due to the evolution of stor...

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  • High-rise building in Brazil collapses during fire
High-rise building in Brazil collapses during fire

The block was occupied by rough sleepers and a number of people are believed to be trapped in the rubble. Hours after the blaze started, the building, stretching more than 20 storeys, collapsed. Firefighters stand outside a building that collapsed Tuesday after a fire in downtown Sao Paulo. "Others are less established and more precarious".

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  • Armenia's ruling party opposes Pashinyan's candidacy for prime minister
Armenia's ruling party opposes Pashinyan's candidacy for prime minister

The only candidate for the post of prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan said on Tuesday, May 1 that it is odd to talk about mutual concessions on the Nagorno Karabakh issue when Azerbaijan is trying to destroy the Armenian statehood. Sargsyan resigned from his new post of prime minister last week after serving as president for a decade in the face of ...

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  • Thousands Attend Armenian Opposition Rally in Central Yerevan
Thousands Attend Armenian Opposition Rally in Central Yerevan

On Sunday, the leader of the Republican faction in parliament, Vahram Baghdasaryan, clarified that the party would not try to prevent "the people's candidate", referring to Pashinyan, from being elected, and would not boycott the appointment.

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  • Amazon to expand Vancouver tech hub, create 3000 new jobs
Amazon to expand Vancouver tech hub, create 3000 new jobs

The city will grant Amazon the tax breaks over 15 years. However, this latest expansion is focused on its Vancouver tech hub and is created to foster more innovation and technical creativity. Dougherty spoke Monday in the bunker-like former Canada Post mailing center that's set to be re-developed to host Amazon's new 416,000-square-foot office.

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  • Cardinal Pell to stand trial on sex offences
Cardinal Pell to stand trial on sex offences

The pre-trial process will start at Melbourne's County Court at 9 a.m. local time Wednesday. The ruling is part of a preliminary trial that began on March 5. Unable to talk about evidence before the court, Milligan told nine.com.au that a long, hard road lies ahead for accusers of Pell. Robert Richter, QC, the head of the defence team, flagge...

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  • Kelly Has Called Trump 'An Idiot' Behind His Back Multiple Times
Kelly Has Called Trump 'An Idiot' Behind His Back Multiple Times

Eight unnamed sources told NBC News that Kelly sees himself as the country's savior and that he constantly insults the president's intelligence. One US official commented on the tension, saying: "I don't think anybody is surprised that he and the President have had disagreements in the past".

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  • US, Saudi Arabia ask Palestinians to talk to Israel
US, Saudi Arabia ask Palestinians to talk to Israel

The Saudi royal said Palestinian leaders should either accept peace proposals offered by the United States or "shut up". The Saudi crown prince also heavily criticised the Palestinian leadership, including President Mahmoud Abbas and said Palestinian statehood was not a priority for Riyadh , according to the reports by Israel's Channel 10 news...

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  • Chris Campbell sixth Nittany Lion picked in 2018 NFL Draft
Chris Campbell sixth Nittany Lion picked in 2018 NFL Draft

The Arizona Cardinals may look to defense Saturday with their final three picks of this year's draft. Still, it was shocking to see Hurst fall all the way past the third round. With a third round choice you'd hope the answer is yes. The selection is interesting given that his struggles with durability are what has plagued incumbent starter Sam ...

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  • White House mystery solved over what happened to Macron's gifted oak tree
White House mystery solved over what happened to Macron's gifted oak tree

Her meeting capped a week of diplomacy that included a state dinner for Macron, who made a display of back-slapping affection to open a channel to the American leader. Trita Parsi, a supporter of the Iran agreement and author of Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran and the Triumph of Diplomacy , said North Korea probably doesn't trust the United States...

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  • A credible show of strength by Rahul Gandhi
A credible show of strength by Rahul Gandhi

Our PM hasn't spoken a single word on Doklam in China. The Congress president in fact exuded confidence that his party would win the coming state elections, including in Karnataka . In his sermon to the party workers recently he had told them not to harp on the negativity of the political opponents, but to highlight developmental aspects of the ...

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  • Violence erupts in Gaza at Israeli border fence
Violence erupts in Gaza at Israeli border fence

The Israeli occupation of the Gaza began in 1967, after the second Arab-Israeli war. The increasing desperation of broad layers of Gaza youth is a product of both the unbearable conditions facing the more than 1.9 million Palestinians blockaded in what is the largest open-air prison on earth, and the lack of any viable perspective provided by a...

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  • Senate Approves Mike Pompeo as US Secretary of State
Senate Approves Mike Pompeo as US Secretary of State

From there, Pompeo was expected to rush to Andrews Air Force Base, where an aircraft was waiting to whisk him to Europe for his first trip as secretary. Last year, Pompeo had little trouble clinching the confirmation to be the director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Senators voted 57-42 in favor of Pompeo , who had faced stiff resistanc...

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  • Why the fuss over leasing of heritage, asks minister
Why the fuss over leasing of heritage, asks minister

On the occasion, Sundeep Kumar, Executive Director, Dalmia Bharat said, "We are grateful to the Ministry of Tourism for trusting us and giving us this opportunity". The scheme, Adopt A Heritage , was launched past year to encourage private players to pitch for monuments that they would take care of. "It will help us integrate the Dalmia brand with...

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  • Sainsbury's and Asda merger talks at an
Sainsbury's and Asda merger talks at an "advanced" stage

But fears were raised yesterday over consumer choice and the impact it may have on jobs. Before the deal can be given a green light, economists at the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) are expected to spend months poring over a map of the combined group's store network.

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  • Trump praises Jackson, says he was smeared
Trump praises Jackson, says he was smeared

TRUMP: " Allegations made by Senator Jon Tester against Admiral/Doctor Ron Jackson are proving false". Trump called the claims "phony Democrat charges" and said Jackson's reputation had been "shattered" because of them. He is a tremendous asset to the entire White House team". Sterling character should be a prerequisite for the VA secretary...

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