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Throwback Thursday - 2013, Scouts & LDS Celebrate 100 year parnership

Boy Scouts stand on stage with a US flag during the Pledge of Allegiance to begin the inaugural Freedom Summit meeting for conservative speakers in Manchester, New Hampshire April 12, 2014. An FAQ on the Mormon press centre website included the question: "Is this due to changes in Scout policy in the past few years to allow gay and transgender Scouts and leaders?" For those older youth, the LDS Church will form its own programs.

Stop playing politics with Chibok girls - NLC

Minister of women's affairs and social development Aisha Alhassan said: "We will not relent until all are back", as she addressed reporters in the capital Abuja. Holt said that his government had gone from the place of, "not being on the same page with Nigeria, to a place where we see things very much in the same terms".

Russia is a made up story: US President Donald Trump

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, testifying in place of Mr Comey at the Senate Intelligence Committee, contradicted Mr Trump's appraisal of turmoil at the FBI, saying that Mr Comey had "broad support " from the rank and file "and still does to this day".

South Korean leader Moon discuss North Korea with China's Xi: Blue House

Regional experts have believed for months that North Korea was preparing for its sixth nuclear test and was working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States, presenting Trump with one of his most pressing security issues.

Trump attacks on fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief meet resistance

The firing has made the committee's investigation into Russia's influence on the presidential election even more important, Warner added. I - there's no good time to do it, by the way. "When I chose to just do it, I said to myself, 'You know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story'". Trump on Thursday retweeted a December message from O'Donnell that read "FIRE COMEY".

Pak armies exchange fire on LoC in Poonch

This information was shared with the Pakistani High Commission and he was told Indian side has enough evidence. "We share details after execution of the plan", Press Trust of India quoted General Rawat as saying. "Blood samples of the Indian soldiers that have been collected and the trail of blood on Roza Nala clearly shows that the killers returned across the Line of Control", MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay said while briefing the media on Wednesday.

Hiding info on Hillary probe wouldve been "catastrophic"

When he took office, Trump chose to keep Comey, who was appointed by President Barack Obama but had also been a registered Republican and worked under President George W. "Leaks are always a problem, but especially in the last three-to-six months", Comey said, noting that he wouldn't confirm any specific investigations into leaks.

Pakistan mum over ICJ's stay on Jadhav's execution

On whether the "provisional measures" granted by the ICJ including a halt to Jadhav's execution was binding on Pakistan, Baglay referred to the clauses in ICJ rules which said, "a request for the indication of provisional measures shall have priority over all other cases".

S. Korea's leader willing to visit North, talk to US, China

But the buildings, including the largest, aging 1970s structure, will need major renovations and security upgrades to meet standards in a country still technically at war with North Korea, two people with direct knowledge of the building said.

North Korea to extradite anyone involved in alleged Kim Jong Un assassination

The top official of the nation also said it was not only America that was involved in the conspiracy but South Korea's intelligence agency was equally responsible for the attack. would bear the cost. "If the USA moves an inch, then we are ready to turn to ashes any available strategic assets of the U.S.". One of the American detainees, Otto Warmbier, was detained for removing a North Korean political banner.

Truce in Syria safe zones mostly observed

The Syrian government and rebel delegations are not signatories, but Syrian state news agency SANA reported that DamascU.S. supports the Russian plan. Those zones would see a halt to hostilities, including air strikes. It builds on a ceasefire agreed between Russian Federation and Turkey last December that reduced violence for a period but gradually fell apart.

Masked protesters injure MPs in Macedonian parliament

Among the attacked was Zoran Zaev , leader of the Social Democratic Union for Macedonia (SDSM), which is leading a coalition with three ethnic Albanian political parties. Police try to block protestors from entering into the parliament building in Skopje , Macedonia , Thursday, April 27, 2017. The Turkish presidency said in a written statement Friday that it hoped "differences in opinion" in Macedonia would soon be solved through dialogue and tolerance.

Donald Trump Accuses James Comey Of 'Spying' After Firing Him

The FBI has been in turmoil -you know that, I know that, everybody knows that. TRUMP: Oh, I was going to fire regardless of recommendation. Comey's dismissal on Tuesday came as a shock to everyone, and in a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation employees, he said he wouldn't spend time thinking about why and how he got fired, and he told his former colleagues to do the same thing.

CE to attend Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

He said the AIIB is not a challenge against the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, but it is complementary and increases bigger fund to provide for the need of all countries. In a possible effort to defuse unease, China has invited governments to a two-day forum starting Sunday and led by Xi. Under the OBOR initiative, Nepal hopes to receive Chinese support to build a railway network and construct economic corridors, officials say.

Trump suggests Republicans use 'nuclear option' to pass laws

President Donald Trump said the USA government needs a good "shutdown" in September to break the gridlock that's jamming up some of his biggest proposals on spending and taxes. Although Trump got a significant increase in military spending and other victories, Democrats also successfully secured several priorities and included language preventing Trump from spending money on a key issue: construction of a border wall.

Chance of thunderstorms Wednesday in Oklahoma City

Today , the sun will rise at 6:15:45 a.m. and will set at 8:37:54. Thursday .Partly cloudy. Highs near 90. Wind: SE 10-15 miles per hour. North wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. Update: The National Weather Service at about 7:40 a.m. removed the chance for severe storms from the forecast for southern Wisconsin. Things are expected to cool off headed into the weekend, however, with high temperatures hovering around the low 80s for Saturday and Sunday and also a chance of thunderstorms ...

Pakistan Army Withdraws Tweet 'Rejecting' Nawaz Sharif's Decision

The military's chief spokesman had created a flutter by tweeting on April 29 that the action taken by the Prime Minister's Office in the matter was being "rejected" because it was "incomplete". "The order released from the PM's Office, it was an order to all ministries". Demanding the inquiry report be presented in the Parliament, the PTI lawmakers upheld that the so-called "settlement" of the issue raised more questions.

Murderous Authoritarian Says He May Be Too Busy to Visit White House

A US -based human rights group says President Donald Trump should seek accountability and not offer to roll out the White House red carpet for Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte , who the group accuses of being a mass murder "mastermind" amid the thousands of deaths in his anti-drug crackdown.

Labour thinks it can win back seats in Glasgow from SNP

Nicola Sturgeon has said Scottish voters face a "straightforward choice" in the General Election between the SNP or Conservative MPs who will "rubber-stamp" the Prime Minster's hard Brexit and austerity policies. Tim Farron , the Liberal Democrat leader, is also visiting his party's three top Scottish target seats. The local elections brought mixed fortunes for Willie Rennie's party .

North Korea calls US-South Korea plot a 'declaration of war'

The North's KCNA news agency said the crimes of the detained Americans would soon be revealed.― Reuters pic SEOUL, May 11 - North Korea said today it was its sovereign right to "ruthlessly punish" American citizens it has detained for crimes against its government system, saying U.S.

Trump hails 'very productive' first 100 days, but slams media

That is why the U.S. has withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trump said . By withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, imposing lobbying bans on former executive branch officials, boosting investment in the military and law enforcement officers, and ordering the Department of Defense to develop a plan to destroy ISIS, Trump has only just begun to initiate reforms and restore American confidence, the ad said.

US President Trump's Approval Pulls Back Near Record Low In New Poll

The poll found that 61% believe he is not honest, 56% believe he does not have good leadership skills and 59% believe he does not care about average Americans. Quinnipiac said white men a month ago favored Trump's performance by a 53-41 percent margin, which has now dipped to a 48-46 percent favorable edge.

Minnesota students outraged, united after fake racist note

Despite Anderson underlining that "federal privacy laws prohibit the college from disclosing the identity of the author of that note", Wells posted a Facebook message shortly after the St. During the current school year, there have been nine reported acts of hate speech on campus - three incidents during the first semester and six during the second semester - according to the college.

China hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan to defuse border tension

On the Afghan side, officials reported six killed in the incident, a significant escalation of hostilities between the two neighbors. It was agreed upon that the rightful determination of border limits will be ensured by the geological experts of both countries with the help of maps and Google Earth.

UK Opposition Labour Party's manifesto leaked

TV footage featured Giles Wooltorton, the BBC cameraman, filming the event when Corbyn's auto approached him. Fellow journalists including BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg attended to the injured cameraman until medics arrived. To pay for the policy pledges, Labour has already announced plans to hike corporation tax to 26% by 2022, bringing in an extra £20 billion for the Exchequer, and indicated that people earning more than £80,000 will face tax rises.

Slaughterhouses matter: Allahabad HC orders UP Govt to issue new licenses

Yogi Adityanath, local member of parliament from Gorakhpur at thetime was one of the accused in the case. Addressing the rally in Meerut, Adityanath highlighted that there will be no discrimination on the basis of caste, creed and religion and the Yogi government will take everyone along.

1300 migrants perished in Mediterranean this year

At the time, casuality numbers were vague. According to worldwide organizations, between 800,000 and one million people, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, are now in Libya hoping to make the unsafe Mediterranean crossing to Europe . About 50,000 migrants reached Europe by Mediterranean sea since the beginning of the year, the International Organization for Migration said in a statement on Tuesday, Sputnik reported.

China presses South Korea on Thaad missile system

Both Mr Moon and Mr Xi agreed that denuclearising North Korea was a "common goal". The THAAD deployment was agreed by Moon's predecessor, conservative leader Park Guen-hye. China says the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) undermines its security as its powerful radar can probe deep into its territory. What impact will S Korea's expanded missile defence system have? Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central TV Broadcasting Station aired two pictures showing what were described as ...

Trump acknowledges his White House may be 'combative'

In an interview to the Economist , Trump was asked whether he would release his returns in exchange of the support from Democrats on tax reforms. I doubt it. He has reiterated in the past that he's now under a routine IRS audit and so can not release them. Moments later in the interview, he suggested he would never release the returns because he is being audited.

Vandals break into Trump's Bronx golf course and hack down trees

The Trump Organization and the city have been at odds over the course , located on Hutchinson River Parkway, for the past year. Donald Trump, at his Bronx golf course, possibly thinking about vandals with chainsaws. The motive behind the vandalism was not immediately clear. "Well at least you can see the golf course better, you know", local resident Cornelius Hodges told 1010 WINS.

Senate Intel Leaders Defend Comey From Trump's Attacks

Harris, who has been an outspoken critic of Trump and is rumored to have presidential ambitions, told Tapper that Sessions's complicity in the Comey firing "calls into question his objectivity, and his ability to keep his word". You know the steam is just brutal. In the NBC interview, Trump repeated his assertion that Comey three times assured him he was not under investigation.

China to invest $150 billion along 'Silk Road' economic belt

The deal will see China plough money into Nepal for a series of projects including boosting its road network, power grid and a new railway connecting the capital Kathmandu with Lhasa in Tibet. "Nepal would benefit from this important project initiated by China and that this should be taken as a significant achievement of Nepal's development endeavour", Bairagi said.

Trump will meet Pope Francis and visit Saudi Arabia

But he added, "I receive every head of state who asks for an audience". He stated that his trip "will begin with a truly historic gathering in Saudi Arabia with leaders from all across the Muslim world", where "we will begin to construct a new foundation of cooperation and support with our Muslim allies to combat extremism, terrorism and violence".

Mysuru slips to 21st place in SSLC result

The pass percentage for Karnataka SSLC Results was 78.82%. It is gathered that the general public can view the result on the website of the department, http://www.pue.kar.nic.in from 4 pm onward that day. Girls once again featured better than the boys this year. As of now, Board release the results Grade wise. How to Download PUC Results 2017? The Karnataka Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board ( KSEEB ) actually release the results in the month of May every year for the ...

Trump fired Comey at key juncture in Russian Federation scandal investigation

Some Democrats compared Trump's move to the "Saturday Night Massacre" of 1973, in which President Richard Nixon ordered the firing of an independent special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal that eventually led Nixon to resign.