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Global News Pippa Middleton ties the knot with James Matthews in 'almost royal' wedding
Author: 0 Pippa Middleton ties the knot with James Matthews in 'almost royal' wedding

Church bells rang as the couple emerged after their vows. William and Kate's son Prince George will act as page boy while their daughter Princess Charlotte will be one of the bridesmaids. The bespoke high-necked gown featured a cap sleeve and a corsetted bodice that hugged the bride's waist. The private reception took place at the Middleton family's home, in nearby Buckleberry.

Global News Clapper: Govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing
Author: 0 Clapper: Govt 'under assault' by Trump after Comey firing

Democrats irate over Comey's abrupt ouster, and concerned by the inclusion of politicians on the list of possible replacements, are demanding Trump not select a partisan leader. "He can hire and fire whoever he wants", she said. Warner also said he hopes to have Comey testify in a public hearing before his committee. Seeking to bolster Trump's case that he has had no concealed dealings with Russia, his lawyers said in a letter released by the White House on Friday that a review of ...

Author: 0 Police say 19 killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in London

The Greater Manchester Police Department reported 19 people were killed and about 50 more people were injured by an explosion as they were exiting the venue. If the incident is confirmed as a terrorist attack it would be the most deadly in Britain since the London subway bombings in 2005. British Transport Police told CNN it was in the process of closing some transport in the area.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande Safe Following Fatal Concert Explosions

Officers carried out a controlled explosion at nearby Cathedral Gardens shortly after 1.30am, but have since confirmed it was abandoned clothing and not a suspicious item. "It was one bang and essentially everyone from the other side of the arena where the bang was heard from suddenly came running towards us", an eyewitness said.

Author: 0 Chris Jericho Shares His Thoughts on Chris Cornell's Passing

A statement later posted on Facebook by the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office stated that the "cause of death has been determined as suicide by hanging". "We've lost an icon, a legend, Chris Cornell ". "You look at somebody like Chris Cornell and think tall, handsome, rich, has it all, famous", said Powers.

Author: 0 Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

In a pointed departure from his predecessor, Trump all but promised he would not publicly admonish Mideast rulers for human rights violations and oppressive reigns. He carefully avoided the financial aspects of burden sharing - something all too necessary in a Saudi Arabia spending something like three times the percent of its GDP on defense as the USA and almost six times the percentage of the average North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally.

Global News Ex-Gambian leader stole $50 million
Author: 0 Ex-Gambian leader stole $50 million

But on Monday, Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou said that Mr Jammeh had withdrawn $50m between 2006 and 2016. Those funds were then reportedly transferred through the state-owned telecoms firm Gamtel into his own personal accounts. Gambia's solicitor general said a commission of inquiry would be set up next month to decide the fate of the assets, Solicitor General Cherno Marenah told Reuters.

Author: 0 US, Japan, S Korea call 'urgent' Security Council meet

Kim ordered the launch from an observation post and approved its deployment after analyzing the results with officials and finding them flawless, the state news agency said. US Ambassador Nikki Haley said the United States was working with China, Pyongyang's main ally, on a new sanctions resolution and warned that all countries must step up action against North Korea or face measures themselves.

Global News Ousted leader Park in court at start of trial
Author: 0 Ousted leader Park in court at start of trial

The trial has captivated many here; local TV channels repeatedly replayed the video of Park walking into the courtroom and sitting before the judges. But Park was the first sitting president to be ousted through democratic procedures, reflecting a public that has become significantly less tolerant of corruption or abuse of governmental power.

Author: 0 Pope names cardinals for Laos, Mali, Sweden, Spain, Salvador

The chosen Cardinals come from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos and El Salvador. Known as the "princes" of the Catholic Church, the main objective of a cardinal is to elect popes or to be elected pope. Pope Francis' choice to promote five, including three from countries with tiny Catholic populations, fits with his desire to support areas where believers are in the minority.

Author: 0 Trump's Middle East Reset

The speech in the Saudi capital was meant as a reset from the harsher tone and policies Trump adopted as a candidate and in the early days of his presidency. To Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, Trump declared that the two nations had a lot in common and "there won't be strain with this administration".

Author: 0 WH Official: NYT, WaPo Reports Are 'Coordinated Attack' on Trump

Asked point-blank if he'd done anything that might merit prosecution or even impeachment, Trump said no - and then added of the lingering allegations and questions: "I think it's totally ridiculous. The revelations follow news Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Justice named former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller to head a probe into allegations that Russian Federation interfered in last year's presidential elections and any ties between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

Global News Donald Trump makes a tender gesture towards Melania
Author: 0 Donald Trump makes a tender gesture towards Melania

Viewers may have missed the quickest of flinches as worldwide news outlets documented Trump's every move upon landing in Israel while domestic controversies were enveloping his young presidency back home. That he would suddenly want to hold hands is out of character for him, and maybe Melania was simply ... aiming for consistency? It would be wrong to assume there are troubles in White House paradise simply because of hand-smacking.

Author: 0 Comey better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks, Trump warns

The president admitted in an interview with NBC's Lester Holt that he fired the director because he was upset with the FBI investigation into allegations that the Trump campaign had conspired with the Russians to defeat Clinton. "He had three reasons three days in a row". The elder Comey did not hide his own distaste for the President saying,"Oh my God, I think he should be impeached immediately - yesterday".

Global News Flynn cites 'public frenzy,' invokes 5th Amendment
Author: 0 Flynn cites 'public frenzy,' invokes 5th Amendment

In a letter to the Senate Intelligence Committee , Flynn's lawyer Robert Kelner said Monday that he was invoking his constitutional protection against self-incrimination in refusing to comply with their subpoena. The letter from Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings cites a Report of Investigation from the Pentagon, which was conducted by investigators undertaking a review for Flynn's security clearance application.

Global News Saudi Kingdom Stronger against Terrorism after Summits with Trump
Author: 0 Saudi Kingdom Stronger against Terrorism after Summits with Trump

The president put much of the onus for combating extremists on Mideast leaders: "Drive them out of your places of worship". The Commerce secretary, who accompanied Trump to the oil-rich kingdom over the weekend, said he found it " fascinating " that he did not see "a single hint of a protester anywhere there during the whole time we were there".

Author: 0 All eyes on EC's Friday all-party meet on EVM issue

Is our EVM is safe that no one can tamper it? Rubbishing the claim that the EVMs are tamper-proof, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said, in the affidavit submit by the Government in the Aadhaar case, it has mentioned that in today's world of technology, no machine is full proof which can not be tampered.

Author: 0 Aziz: No order by ICJ on Jadhav's consular access

Khan said certain elements are on the payroll of "our enemies" and receiving funds from them to stoke anarchy and unrest in the country. A military court awarded death sentence to Jadhav on April 10 on spying and terrorism charges. In an interview to The Statesman, Basit said Pakistan was not in the habit of indulging in "flip flops" to cater to ad-hocism. "I never said this as the forum for Kashmir is UN Security Council", he said.

Author: 0 Saudi oil minister expects extension of production cut deal

After rising in Asian morning trading, Brent crude futures LCOc1 reversed their gains and were at $53.66 per barrel at 0232 GMT, down 21 cents, or 0.4%. There is near-unanimity among watchers that the deal will be extended, with the only real questions being for how long and whether cuts will be more severe.

Author: 0 France pledges renewed support for Mali in fight against terrorism

The meeting, confirmed by the Kremlin, will coincide with an exhibition celebrating 300 years of Franco-Russian ties since the visit of Russian tsar Peter the Great to France in 1717. Over 4,000 French, UN, and Malian troops are stationed in five nations in the Sahel in West Africa, Mali, Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso and Mauritania, in France's Operation Barkhane created to crack down on jihadists.

Author: 0 Senate intel chair backtracks on claim Flynn won't honor subpoena

NEW- Senate Intelligence Committee: "General Flynn's lawyers have said he will NOT honor the subpoena". "Consistent with the Committee's position since the beginning of [our] investigation, I welcome their willingness to cooperate". With Trump himself in the Mideast on his first foreign trip as president, investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign - and allegations of Trump campaign collaboration - showed no sign of slackening in Washington.

Global News Chaffetz to Speak to Deposed FBI Director Comey Monday
Author: 0 Chaffetz to Speak to Deposed FBI Director Comey Monday

The long awaited conversation between Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz, Chairman the House oversight committee, and James Comey, former FBI Director, has finally happened. "There's so many birthdays and things that I've missed, and that's hard", Chaffetz said. "It's important to remember nobody's actually seen these documents", Chaffetz said on Sunday.

Author: 0 North Korea has developed road-mobile launchers

So far nearly all the North's missiles have been liquid-fuelled, which have to be painstakingly filled with propellant before launch, while solid fuel missiles can be fired far more rapidly. "We urge North Korea to not do anything to again violate U.N. Security Council resolutions", Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a statement posted on the Foreign Ministry's website on Tuesday.

Author: 0 South China Sea code of conduct draft approved

Another option, according to Carpio, is to report China's threat of war before the UN General Assembly by sponsoring a resolution condemning China's threat of war against the Philippines and demanding that China comply with the ruling of the UNCLOS arbitral tribunal.

Global News Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall
Author: 0 Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall

Libertarian author and historian Jim Bovard said Trump's reversals of his previous his previous hostile rhetoric against the Saudis had reached an extreme degree during the visit. Its 50th anniversary, according to the Jewish calendar, begins on Tuesday night, just hours after Trump leaves Israel. The compound is home to the Al Aqsa Mosque, the third-holiest site in Islam, and is where the Jewish Temple once stood.

Global News Melania Trump smacks away the president's hand at an Israeli airport
Author: 0 Melania Trump smacks away the president's hand at an Israeli airport

The possibilities are really endless, but one thing's clear - Melania didn't take her husband's hand when he offered it, and the internet is feeling free to take that as it will. She nudged the president to place his hand on his heart while the national anthem was playing during the White House Easter Egg Roll. It was not the first time that the FLOTUS' body language has earned attention.

Global News Saying talaq thrice in one go undesirable, Muslim law board tells SC
Author: 0 Saying talaq thrice in one go undesirable, Muslim law board tells SC

It said that at the time of execution of Nikahnama , Qazis will tell bridegroom that they would not resort to three divorces in one sitting in case of differences as it was an undesirable practice in Shariat. "Every effort should be made to convey this message to all the segments of Muslims, especially to the poor population, and the help of Imams and orators of the mosques should be called for", the resolution read.

Global News Cal Thomas: The genius of Roger Ailes
Author: 0 Cal Thomas: The genius of Roger Ailes

In an op-ed published Monday by the New York Times , Monica Lewinsky argues that Fox found its footing when Roger Ailes took over the network and made a decision to focus his anchors' attention on Lewinsky's relationship with Bill Clinton "ceaselessly, 24 hours a day".

Author: 0 North Korea says it's ready to mass-produce new missile

North Korea a week earlier successfully tested a new midrange missile - the Hwasong 12 - that it said could carry a heavy nuclear warhead. A May 22 Reuters report cited Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's statement that economic and diplomatic pressure against North Korea would continue in the wake of the missile testing.

Global News Senate confirms Iowa governor as China envoy
Author: 0 Senate confirms Iowa governor as China envoy

Branstad was the longest-serving governor in United States history at more than 22 years. Shortly after Branstad's resignation, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will be sworn in as Iowa's 43rd governor in a ceremony at the Iowa State Capitol Building in Des Moines.

Author: 0 Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

In every city Rouhani visited during his campaign, his supporters asked him to see these prisoners released. The construction of 400-kilovolt power line stretching from Iran to Armenia and further to Georgia will allow synchronizing the operation of the energy systems of these three countries and Russian Federation.

Global News Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases
Author: 0 Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases

The Supreme Court case involved an appeal from TC Heartland , an Indiana-based food sweetener company sued by Kraft Foods in Delaware. In the other 93 federal courts, only 43% were denied. He added that the current version of section 1391 doesn't contain any indication that Congress meant to alter the meaning. The argument for changing patent venue law isn't any better than it was in the days of Fourco , Thomas wrote, and it may in fact be worse.

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