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France says North Korea's new test demands swift UN action

Francois Delattre told reporters Monday that France hopes the council will move ahead on a strong Security Council resolution that imposes tougher new sanctions against North Korea and requires better implementation of existing sanctions.

Drake Bows To Celine Dion at BBMAs + Says He's Planning 'Celine' Tattoo

Of those nominees, only Drake and the Chainsmokers attended the Billboard Awards. Actress/singer Cher performs onstage during the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 21, 2017 in Las Vegas , Nevada. "I think it was mostly luck and a little bit of something thrown in". The two artists, who both had huge nights (Dion delivered an incredible performance of " My Heart Will Go On " while Drake beat the show's record for most wins in a single night), came face-to-face ...

Trump says concerns about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer

The Palestinians seek east Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state. Israel, which previously controlled west Jerusalem , claims all of the city as its eternal capital and this week is celebrating the 50th anniversary of what it calls the city's "unification".

Iker Casillas signs Liverpool pre-contract, claims report

The goalkeeper was expected to sign a new deal to continue at the Estadio do Dragao but AS claims that he has instead made a decision to leave the club as a free agent once his current contract expires at the end of the month. Despite Porto missing out on the title to Benfica in Portugal this season, Casillas has been in sensational form for his side - conceding just 23 goals in 43 games.

Germany rejects idea of joint euro bonds after Macron victory

His closest aides felt it would be presumptuous for the young candidate to appear to be making demands of Merkel before he was even elected. Among the flood of congratulatory messages to Mr Macron was a tweet from Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission.

Kapil Mishra suspended from AAP's primary membership

There was a day when we were fighting against terrorism without being concerned about our life and now such allegations are being made against Kejriwal . AAP sources hinted that the revelations which are being planned by the party will be targeted at the BJP. On Monday, he dared Kejriwal and Jain to undergo a lie detector test and offered to subject himself to such a test.

IAS officer found dead near Lucknow guesthouse

Both the friends were selected for the services in 2007 and were together at the guest house on Tuesday night. The IAS officer was identified by the security officials with the help of the Identity card and other belongings that he possessed.

Donald Trump congratulates France's Emmanuel Macron, looks forward to working with him

Before the election, Nature polled thousands of French scientists and, of the 173 respondents, most supported Macron with "with nearly no support for Le Pen", Nature reported April 20. Instead, he created a "movement" called En Marche! "Pushing through these reforms at EU level could prove politically hard as other EU partners may want to focus on alternative priorities such as migration and security", said Mr Robin Huguenot-Noel, policy analyst at the European Policy Centre.

BJP files police complaint against AAP MLA Alka Lamba

This gimmick of hers infuriated the shopkeepers, who started shouting slogans against Lamba. Some even slammed her for unnecessarily interfering and hampering the relief operation. In the meantime, Delhi BJP leader Nupur Sharma tweeted that she has filed a complaint with the Commissioner of Police against Lamba for obstructing public servants from discharging their duties.

Ford replacing CEO Mark Fields in 'push to transform business'

Hackett has led Ford's mobility unit since previous year. Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr., whose family owns the Detroit Lions football team, pointed to James Hackett's accomplishments as the University of Michigan's interim athletic director in 2015 while a member of the automaker's board.

Congress, AAP win bypolls to two municipal wards in Delhi

She defeated Congress candidate Rekha Sharma by a margin of 699 votes. The Congress' Mukesh Goyal has won the Sarai Pipal Thala ward in the north Delhi Municipal Corporation , while AAP's Reshma Nadeem won Maujpur in East Delhi . Out of the total 272 wards, the NDMC and the SDMC have 104 seats each while the EDMC has 64. Two Samajwadi Party leaders had died after filing nominations from these constituencies respectively.

CBI Raids Won't Stop Me from Speaking, Writing: Chidambaram

It is alleged that Karti received at least Rs 3.5 crore from INX Media, a firm then owned by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea, for using his influence to manipulate a tax probe against it in a case of violation of FIPB conditions to receive investments from Mauritius.

Challenge political parties to prove EVMs can be hacked: CEC

EC on Friday also said it will offer political parties an opportunity to prove that electronic voting machines used in the recent assembly polls were tampered with. In a memorandum submitted to chief election commissioner Nasim Zaidi, the AAP demanded that the Assembly's resolution be implemented and expert panels of parties be allowed to inspect EVMs.

No change in stand on India's entry into NSG: China

China's clear unwillingness to negotiate over India's NSG membership follows a pattern of deepening tensions that saw New Delhi boycott Chinese President Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Forum summit in Beijing last week. In a statement a year ago after the November 11 meeting of the NSG in Vienna, the Foreign Ministry said that the meeting in the Austrian capital was held to discuss the "technical, legal and political aspects of non-NPT states' participation in the NSG", in accordance with the ...

Alan Browne: Preston midfielder called up to Republic of Ireland squad

ALAN BROWNE'S CLUB form has been rewarded with a first senior call-up for the Republic of Ireland's summer triple-header. The call up comes after a successful season for the 22-year-old, who made 35 appearances in all competitions as North End secured a top half finish in the Championship for a second consecutive year.

Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, center, arrives for a news conference with President Donald Trump and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Washington . Cummings's letter claims that the Oversight Committee possesses documents that suggest Flynn lied to federal investigators, a felony punishable by up to five years in prison.

19 killed at Ariana Grande concert

Earlier police had warned people to stay away from Manchester Arena after reports of two loud explosions. She said her thoughts are with the victims and the families of those who have been affected. Videos posted on social media depicted a chaotic scene as concert-goers fled the arena, screaming. Police blocked off roads around Manchester Arena, as helicopters circled the area, according to reporters from BuzzFeed and The Guardian who were at the scene.

Rocket From Sinai Lands In Israel During Trump's Visit, None Hurt

A missile was sacked at Israel from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula early Tuesday, according to the Israeli military. No damage or injuries were reported. No sirens sounded as the rocket's trajectory did not place it as threatening any Israeli communities, according to an Israeli source.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) Reviewed By Analysts

The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 6.12 Million. Conocophillips now has $60.08 billion valuation. The stock, after opening at $5.67, closed at $5.66 by scoring 2.91%. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Finviz, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Buy and 5 means Sell.

Korea calls on S. Korea to resume cooperative projects

North Korea conducted two nuclear tests past year which are likely to have improved its know-how in making nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. Tillerson added, however, that "North Korea must take concrete steps to reduce the threat that its illegal weapons programs pose to the United States and its allies before talks can even be considered".

Saudi Foreign Minister: Trump Trip Was 'Phenomenal'

When Trump landed, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a tweet acknowledging he hopes someone in his position might make the reverse trip one day. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley declared the site part of Israel, while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday dodged. "We believe Israel is willing".

Meghalaya MBOSE 10th SSLC, 12th HSSLC Arts Results 2017 Declared @ megresults

The Meghalaya Board of School Education first started in 1973, headquarters at Tura, to conduct examination , frame syllabus and evaluation and certification of SSLC Examination for the first time in 1974. If you face any downtime in their server due to any technical glitch, we request you to check MBOSE 10th result via mobile SMS. Another merit list was seen floating on the social networking site Facebook, interestingly, that merit list proved to be the one resembling with the actual ...

Britain's Hammond cuts short Brussels trip after Manchester attack

The attack was carried out by a lone male suicide bomber who detonated an improvised explosive device. "We have had messages of support from cities across the country and around the world and we thank them". "And it will be that spirit of Manchester that will prevail and hold us together". The explosion rocked the Manchester Arena at the conclusion of a performance by the American star Ariana Grande.

Aftermath of the Manchester Arena 'terror attack'

The explosion occurred approximately around 3:05am (IST) at the end of the concert in Manchester. Police responded to reports of an explosion shortly after 10:35pm at the arena, which has a capacity for 21,000 people, and where the US singer had been performing to an audience that included many children.

Manchester Holiday Inn, Premier Inn shelter kids and adults amid reported explosion

Manchester transport police said the explosion occurred in the arena's foyer, where people were congregating to buy concert merchandise. If the incident is confirmed as a terrorist attack it would be the most deadly in Britain since the London subway bombings in 2005.

No Russian Tourists Among UK Manchester Arena Attack Victims

The blast happened at 22:35 on Monday at the end of a pop concert by the United States singer Ariana Grande. BBC quoted Greater Manchester Police as saying, "the lone male attacker, who died in the blast, was carrying an improvised explosive device which he detonated".

Des Moines City Council Votes on Fireworks Restrictions

Legislation signed May 9 by Gov. Terry Branstad legalized the sale and use of fireworks statewide from June 1 through July 8 and from December 10 through January 3 but gave cities the ability to put further restrictions on the use. - Fireworks can not be used within 200 yards of hospitals or senior living facilities. The adopted rules limit fireworks explosions from 9 a.m.to 10 p.m.

Mr. Trump, stand with Israel: The Western Wall is Jewish

But in doing so she reassured Mr. Trump's constituents who favor a stronger US commitment to Israel that there is at least one powerful voice in the administration who will advocate for them. President Donald Trump initially said he wanted to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, now Israel's recognized capital. Arab countries offered Israel normal ties in exchange for a withdrawal from the occupied lands as far back as 2002, but Israeli governments did not embrace the ...

African Hunter Dies Trampled by Elephant in Zimbabwe

Three elephants charged the group near the Good Luck Farm, but Mr Botha was taken unawares by a fourth elephant that charged at the group from the side. Needless to say, Botha did not survive the crush. Theunis Botha Big Game Safaris has been operating since 1983, according to its website . "The unfortunate incident happened when the hunting party got in the middle of a breeding herd of elephants and were attacked by female elephants", Nyasha Simukai a spokesman for Zimbabwe National ...

Violence mars Left Front rally

Police fired tear gas shells and used batons after the Left workers allegedly tried to break barricades at several places and attacked the security personnel. The police and protesters had then clashed at Dufferin Road and Turf View Road in Kolkata and Mandirtala in Howrah. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who is in Birbhum, reportedly expressed her displeasure over the Left MLAs' attempt.

Jakarta's former Christian governor to withdraw appeal of blasphemy sentence

The governor was hauled into court past year to face trial for allegedly insulting Islam while campaigning for re-election, after the claims sparked major protests in Jakarta . In addition to Mr. Purnama, recent targets of the blasphemy law in Indonesia included three former leaders of the Gafatar religious community. Ahok was found guilty earlier this month of insulting Islam, after thousands of hardline Muslims continuously took the streets of Jakarta for months, putting massive ...

UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

Police said the explosion is being judged a terrorist attack unless new information proves otherwise. Train services at Manchester Victoria, a major railway station next to the Manchester Arena, have been suspended after the explosion.

Disruptive passenger to get competency exam

FILE- In this file photo provided by Donna Basden, a man is escorted off an American Airlines flight after it landed in Honolulu , Friday, May 19, 2017. After several requests, he moved to his assigned seat toward the back of the plane. Uskanli became agitated, yelling and pounding on the walls, and the captain locked down the flight deck for security.

Ariana Grande says she is "broken" in tweet after Manchester attack

After the attack, the American pop singer tweeted that she was "broken". From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry. Another Twitter user called Erin:P urged people to help him find his sister: "She's wearing a pink sweatshirt and blue jeans".

Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bomb

There was no claim of responsibility for the blast at the Phramongkutklao Hospital , which is popular with soldiers and their families and retired military officers. New York-based Human Rights Watch said it condemned the hospital attack as "a cruel and inhumane action which grossly violates human rights", Sunai Phasuk, the group's senior Thailand researcher Tweeted.