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Nigeria president attends Friday prayers amid health woes

On his return from Britain Mr Buhari said that he had never been so ill and alluded to having had a blood transfusion, but further details about his condition remain closely guarded. Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu had earlier said that "the president's doctors have advised on his taking things slowly, as he fully recovers from the long period of treatment in the United Kingdom".

Comedians, press make fun of Trump at annual dinner

Washington , As he made fun of President Donald Trump , Indian-American stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj said that one has such a freedom only in a country like the U.S. The 70-year-old president took time out to take a dig at the dinner. No one. Don Rickles died just so you wouldn't ask him to take this gig. "I would say it is an honor to do this, but that would be an alternative fact".

Turkey deploys 'anti-Kurdish' reinforcements to Syria amid escalation

Erdogan on Saturday repeated his call to the U.S.to cease its support of Syria's Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which Turkey views as a prescribed terror organisation. Erdogan hinted that his country was also ready to repeat its attacks in Sinjar, Iraq, to prevent it from turning into a base for the Kurdish militia.

Active shooter reported at North Lake College in Irving

Police on Thursday released the names of the gunman and victim in a deadly shooting Wednesday at North Lake College in Irving. He also heard police officers telling people to get down. After witnessing this terrible scene, Nanbaksh hid in a room where she turned off all the lights and locked the door while she emailed her bosses about what had just happened.

US judge won't let El Chapo out of solitary confinement

Aispuro, who listened to a translation of the hearing through headphones, did not speak to reporters after the hearing, rushing to a taxi in black stilettos as a horde of worldwide media crowded around her. The kingpin's trial date was set by US District Judge Brian Cogan, who stressed that even April 16, 2018 was "somewhat aspirational" and may need to be postponed.

Bill Nelson amps up fundraising call ahead of Senate AHCA Vote

Fighting the expansion of the welfare state is a fundamental premise of the American conservative movement. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, said the GOP plan fails to address how the new bill affects health care coverage for those depending on Medicaid.

Tens of thousands gather for Pope's Fatima visit

The Virgin of Fatima is venerated by Catholics around the world, a following underscored by the many national flags fluttering in the huge crowd, estimated at more than half a million. Two Portuguese Air Force F-16 fighter jets escorted the pope's plane as it came in to land at the Monte Real Portuguese Air Force base, which lies amid pine forests a short distance from the rural town of Fatima.

Donald Trump: Israel, Palestine leaders get on 'unbelievably well'

In a joint news briefing with Abbas on Wednesday evening after their first meeting, Trump said he will "do whatever is necessary to negotiate a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians". Trump's promise to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, strongly opposed by Palestinians, has been shifted to the back burner, and he has asked Netanyahu to put unspecified limits on settlement activity.

Car bomb kills eight people near US Embassy in Kabul

Investigators say the suicide auto bomber struck a U.S. military convoy near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. Three coalition service members received "non-life threatening wounds" but are in stable condition, a spokesman for US Forces-Afghanistan said, without confirming their nationalities.

N Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right: diplomat

It is particularly noteworthy that President Trump reacted to the suggestion of talks with the exact same language he reacted recently to questions about starting a nuclear war in Korea, that "we'll see what happens". Trump later said he would be "honoured" to meet the North's leader, Kim Jong Un, under the right conditions. The North responded by pledging to retaliate with a devastating nuclear counterattack, a threat it has made in the past.

N.Korea says will have dialogue with US under right conditions - Yonhap

North Korea's parliamentary committee on foreign affairs has sent a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives to protest its latest passage of a bill on tougher sanctions against Pyongyang, the North's media said Friday. Choe is reportedly the leader of a North Korean delegation that recently met with a group of American experts, known to be led by Suzanne DiMaggio, director of US think tank New America, in Oslo, Norway, according to South Korean diplomatic sources.

Iraq PM: No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after IS

That is down from the Iraq War high of about 170,000 USA troops in 2007. "At some point, you know, the city will be very hard for enemy fighters or leaders to leave". Nevertheless, that footprint has since expanded, given the Iraqi forces' need for support. The US military did not have any estimates of how many troops could be stationed in Iraq.

Defense Secretary Mattis: The 'Devil's in the details' on Syria 'de-escalation zones'

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Monday that his government would abide by the terms of the plan so long as rebels also observed it, although the Syrian government has also said it will continue to fight what it calls terrorist groups.

James Clapper on collusion between Russia, Trump aides: There could be evidence

The veiled threat added to the storm over Trump's abrupt firing of Comey on Tuesday. The Intelligence Committee is in the midst of a broad investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and ties with Trump's campaign. Spicer would neither confirm nor deny that the president has some sort of recording system in the White House. The remark deepened the sense of crisis surrounding the White House since Trump's dismissal of Comey on Tuesday evening.

Panda removed as BJD parliamentary party spokesperson

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who had recently made a major reshuffling of his cabinet, continued with the process of reorganisation of the party. In another move, Naveen Patnaik dislodged party MP Baijayant Panda from the post spokesperson of the BJD Parliamentary Party.

Massive Ransomware Cyber-Attack Hits Countries

As a result of this attack, thousands of patients across Europe have been advised not to come to the hospital until necessary. The ransomware is also a "worm", which means that it is engineered for self-replication as far and wide as possible and aimed at being transferred to all computers connected with the host system.

#LetsMakePeace: Trump goes on odd tweetstorm praising Russian Federation - and Rosie O'Donnell

The white house released no photos. NBC's Andrea Mitchell first noticed that the White House's Flicker did not include photos of Kislyak. "I am urging USA journalists not to lose their professional dignity and not to pin the blame on other people for their failure in organizing the photoshoot and the failure to provide access to their media".

Top Philippine official to face questions at UN rights body

The UPR is a process that involves a review of the human rights records of all United Nations member-states. "My government remains committed to leave no one behind and to ensure that the policies and schemes reach the bottom of the pyramid", Rohatgi said in his closing statement at the third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of India at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva.

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.