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Christian governor of Jakarta jailed for blasphemy

A man angrily addressing the crowd through a megaphone said, "Brothers and sisters, justice has died in this country". Hardline groups organized massive protests calling for his arrest, and Indonesian President Joko Widodo, promised that legal action would be taken.

Four major US TV networks reject Trump's election campaign ad

The ad is Trump's first since his inauguration. The advert features famous anchors - Andrea Mitchell of NBC, Scott Pelley of CBS, George Stephanopoulos of ABC, Wolf Blitzer of CNN and Rachel Maddow of MSNBC - whose faces are superimposed over the words "Fake News".

Andy Street's the first ever West Midlands Mayor

Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. Mr Street, whose high-profile election campaign is reported to have cost nearly £1 million, gave up his business career previous year to stand for the newly-created mayoral post. Mr Houchen described his win as a "political earthquake". He told Sky News that he will now play a role in the General Election campaign, insisting a Labour government is "always, always better than a Conservative one".

Donald Trump refers to 'tapes' that may exist of James Comey conversations

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on Friday that early morning Tweets written by Donald Trump were not a threat to fired FBI Director James Comey. Since late July, the FBI has been conducting a counterintelligence investigation into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government officials.

Thousands evacuated from Hannover as Second World War bombs made safe

At least 50,000 people are being forced out of the centre of Hannover after five unexploded World War II bombs were discovered. Officials had initially suspected that two more bombs were buried beneath a nearby park, but a search on Sunday turned up nothing.

Gov. Walker refuses to comment on Assembly GOP road plan

Walker's state budget calls for delaying projects and borrowing $500 million; he also has said he would support pulling more money out of the state's general objective fund for roads. A redeeming quality of the GOP Assembly plan is its inclusion of fees for hybrid and electric vehicles as a way to make up some of the lost gas tax revenue from vehicles that don't burn gas.

Louis minimum wage in peril in Legislature

Thousands of low-income seniors and disabled residents could be spared from budget cuts to their in-home care and nursing services as a result of legislation passed in the final minutes, but thousands of minimum-wage workers in St. "The Fourth Amendment says that without a search warrant the government does not have the right to take what is yours", Brattin said. The state's minimum is $7.70 an hour.

Donald Trump Says James Comey 'Should Have Never Exonerated' Hillary Clinton

On Tuesday, the White House announced Comey was sacked as Trump's decision came at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, who laid out the case for axing Comey in a memo that detailed his mishandling of the investigation into Clinton's private email server.

Hannity on Comey Testimony: 'How Stupid Do They Think We Are?'

Under fire for election-related controversies, FBI Director James Comey cited a successful outcome in the JCC bomb threats case as an example of why the agency's work remains vital. To understand why, you have to go back to last summer, when, after declining to recommend charges against Clinton, he committed himself to keeping Congress informed about developments.

South Korea's new president moves to soothe tensions with China

Xi told Moon that China has always upheld the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and that the nuclear issue should be resolved through talks, which are in everyone's interests, according to the state television report. "They agreed it would be important for the worldwide community to continue to pursue a robust response to North Korean violations of UN Security Council resolutions and other global obligations".

USA warns citizens against travel to North Korea

Last week, it said the United States and South Korea should "execute" those involved in the purported plot. The CIA has opened a mission center focused on curbing North Korea's advancing weapons program, the agency announced on Wednesday.

Girls meet Nigerian president after Boko Haram release

Esther Yakubu, a woman who says one of her daughter is missing waits for news if she is among the girls released in Abuja, Nigeria , Sunday, May. A military source said the girls were now in Banki near the Cameroon border for medical checks before being airlifted to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.

NHS Cyber attack: Northumbria and York Trusts face weekend without computer systems

The Shadow Brokers released Eternal Blue as part of a trove of hacking tools that they said belonged to the US spy agency. The Shadow Brokers released Eternal Blue as part of a trove of hacking tools that they said belonged to the USA spy agency.

Aligarh buffalo skinning incident: Don't give communal colour, says BJP

They added dairy owner Kalu Baghel, operating from his compound in Panna Ganj locality, chose to sell one of his buffaloes after it stopped yielding milk. After Yogi Adityanath became Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister he launched the drive against illegal slaughterhouses. But the recent the loss of lives at the hands of cow vigilantes in the state prompted even Adityanath to urge people to simply report the crime and let the law take its course.

Earthquake hits central Alaska, third to hit during weekend

According to the Alaska Earthquake Center, the big event struck at 9 a.m. about 80 miles west of the community, where about 350 people live. Central Alaska has been hit by a 3.8 magnitude natural disaster - the fourth quake to hit the state this weekend.

United States holds back-channel talks with North Korea

Mr. Choe II further claimed that North Korea and their supreme leader is not concerned about all the threats being imposed on them from enemy states because the nation is "fully ready to respond". Our nuclear power is a result of the USA hostile policy against us, ' the ambassador said. "If the USA attack us, our military and people are fully ready to respond to any kind of attack".

Here are the unanswered questions about Trump's 'tapes' warning to Comey

Spicer repeatedly said "the president has nothing further to add on that" and eventually insisted: "The tweet speaks for itself". They said that they are also requesting "all documents, memoranda, analyses, emails, and other communications relating to the President's decision to dismiss Director Comey " and asked that McGahn respond to them by May 25.

Korea open to US dialogue under 'right conditions'

President Donald Trump opened the door this month to talks, saying he would be "honored" to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The State Department added that they want North Korea to "cease all illegal activities" for the possibility of talks.

European Union hopeful United Kingdom vote will smooth Brexit path

In his first major policy speech of the campaign, in central London , Mr Corbyn will say: "Much of the media and establishment are saying this election is a foregone conclusion". "It is these rules that have allowed a cosy cartel to rig the system in favour of a few powerful and wealthy individuals and corporations", Corbyn said.

Chinese president talks with South Korean president by phone

U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated South Korea's new president on his election victory, and the two agreed to work closely in dealing with North Korea. Moon's victory reverses more than a decade of conservative rule that has seen strong ties with the US, which maintains about 28,500 servicemembers in South Korea.

SC starts hearing on validity of triple talaq

The sentiment of crores of Indian women has led to the issue being taken up in the Supreme Court. Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the top court that the Centre was against all forms of triple talaq and would argue on all aspects of gender justice including polygamy.

PSEB Punjab Board class 12 results 2017, topper list declared at www

PSEB 12th class SSE results 2017: The Punjab School Education Board or PSEB has announced the results of its Senior Secondary (class 12th) examination with the lowest pass percentage in three years, reported The Indian Express. Also the multipage website of Punjab Board flaunts a link to " Results " clearly, which further takes you to a window to make it feasible for you to check your class 12th Punjab board result of 2017 today.

I have nothing to hide: Tharoor on Sunanda Pushkar murder

The tapes of recorded conversations between journalist Prema Sridevi and Tharoor's aide Narayan and those between Prema and Sunanda indicated that Sunanda wanted to speak to the media the previous day. Media reports should be based on police reports and the media should not take over the judiciary's role, he said. But within minutes of his reaction, a reporter of the said channel alleged on air that he was manhandled by Mr Tharoor's "goons".

PIA pilot invites unauthorised woman into cockpit

He is now being investigated for potentially putting the lives of more than 305 passengers at risk by letting an inexperienced trainee fly the plane on April 26 while sleeping for over two hours. He was supposed to be overseeing a trainee on the Boeing 777-240ER flight from Pakistan to Britain. "During his tenure as PALPA president, he had many times flown long-haul transatlantic flights without resting for the prescribed duration before the start of the journey, and gotten away with it".

Confusion on new KPCC chief to clear by month end: Venugopal

Briefing the media on the team's deliberations in the last three days, Mr. Venugopal said, "The KPCC will get a president in this month only". Venugopal made the remarks while speaking to reporters after chairing the Congress co-ordination committee meeting, attended among others, by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and state party president G Parameshwara.

Diego Maradona appointed technical director of UAE second division side

The 56-year-old confirmed he agreed to a deal with the second division club in a Facebook post on Sunday, reports Xinhua news agency. Fujairah's team - not unlike their new manager - is not at the peak of its powers, languishing in the UAE's second tier.

German president favours two-state solution on Israel visit

The provocative bill was approved by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday and now waits to pass a number of rounds of legislation in the Israeli parliament, Knesset, for further readings before becoming law. "To be a free people in our land", Dichter said after the cabinet's decision. Yedidia Stern, a law professor at Israel's Bar-Ilan University and a vice president at the Israel Democracy Institute, said the proposal gives short shrift to democratic values necessary to put ...

Pakistan fully supports China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative: PM

Sri Lanka and Pakistan are already attending. Countries like the US, Japan, South Korea and France have chose to send official representations for the meet. China's economy is almost five times the size of India's. For next two-day, leaders of 29 countries plus senior delegates from other nations gather in Beijing for a summit for the road project that stretches from China to Europe.

President Trump: I Was Going to Fire James Comey 'Regardless of Recommendations'

So why did he make the decision? "He is a showboat, he is a grandstander", he said of the ousted former bureau boss. "The FBI has been in turmoil". Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores denied that Comey had asked Rosenstein for more resources for the Russian Federation investigation.

Putin says ready to play 'constructive role' on N Korea

He is willing to consider a visit to North Korea, or to convene a six-party conference of the powers in the region. Indeed, Mr. Trump said this month that he'd be "honored" to meet with Mr. Russia's President Vladimir Putin told his newly elected South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, in a phone call on Friday that he is ready to play a "constructive role" in resolving North Korea's nuclear threat, the South's presidential office said.

Nissan says United Kingdom plant hit by cyber attack

A cyber-attack on the NHS has forced hospital wards to close, patients to be turned away and operations to be cancelled as at least 30 health service organisations in England and Scotland were infiltrated by the malicious software. The malware used in the NHS attack is called WannaCry and attacks Windows operating systems. The demand is for a payment of United States dollars 300 in virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock the files.

Russia Investigation is 'Adequately Resourced,' Deputy FBI Director Says

Moscow has denied meddling in the election and the Trump administration denies allegations of collusion with Russian Federation. At the time it was written, Mr Comey was facing heavy criticism from the Democratic Party for releasing a letter days before the presidential election which said the FBI had reopened an investigation into the private email server that Hillary Clinton used as secretary of state.

Some CPS Schools Ban 'Fidget Spinners' As Craze Grips Chicago

Howe said there are some teachers at other schools who do allow them in the classroom. Schools in other states, including Minnesota and MA, have also banned fidget spinners. And at the time I didn't know about fidgeting. "These are just toys and actually serve as a big distraction for kids with ADHD in my opinion". Kids will collect, trade or do tricks with them.

Top Democrats demand any "tapes", all communications between Trump and James Comey

The veiled threat added to the storm over Trump's abrupt firing of Comey . In an interview with NBC News , Mr Trump called Mr Comey "a showboat" and contradicted the earlier versions of events. and secondly his credibility has been destroyed". The FBI director also dismisses the president's tweets alleging that Obama ordered Trump Tower to be wiretapped during the election.

Should Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia be banned?

Wiranto said that HTI has not played a positive role to participate in the national development process. 'The activities of HTI strongly indicate that they are in conflict with the Pancasila and the constitution, ' he said. It undermined Indonesia's reputation overseas for practicing a moderate form of Islam. HTI is part of the global Hizbut Tahrir movement, which advocates a global caliphate that would enforce Shariah law.